January 26th High School Math Institute-Lethbridge

Morning Session

Session description and agenda
  • Welcome and thank you to the Mathematics Institute Committee which includes members from Alberta Education and consortia for their work in planning this day.
  • Brief Address from Alberta Education.

Chapter 1

Examination of curriculum specific student work

  • How different are the responses anyway?
  • How different do we want them to be?
Chapter 2

Discussion of what DI is

  • What does it mean and what is it not?
  • How do you have to behave as a teacher to differentiate instruction?
  • Is teaching through problem solving/exploration automatically DI?

Chapter 3
  • Comparing a few standard curriculum specific tasks to curriculum specific tasks where DI is considered.

Chapter 4
  • Video of a 10C Classroom where an open question has been asked.

Chapter 5
  • Models of what open questions and how they support DI will be provided.
  • Models will be curriculum specific with samples at all levels. Samples will come from 10 C, 10-3, 20-1, 20-2, and 20-3

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