Word Problems

Success Criteria for upside down teaching   

How_to_Create_OpenEnded_Questions

Rich tasks description

Question Breakdown

Parallel-and-Open-Questions-Grades-K-3-          Parallel-and-Open-Questions-Grades-3-5-

Numberless Word Problems

No more CUBES and Keywords!!!!! Try this: 3 READS

What is Upside-Down Teaching?

Turning Teaching Upside-Down Article by Cathy Seeley

 Great article that focuses on why the struggle/grapple time is important.

Article and Task Planning Sheet:

Article-Orchestrating Discussions

Task Planning Page

Three Steps to Increase a Math Problem’s DOK Level

Open Task Resources

Mathematics Centre Tasks

https://www.youcubed.org/tasks/

http://www.openmiddle.com/

Convince Me That……Website

Illuminations Website

Same or Different Website

Which One Doesn’t Belong (AKA Odd One Out)

 

Videos:

Numberless Word Problems:

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/launch-numberless-word-problems

The video above is Kristin Gray, from the Teaching Channel, with a 2nd grade class

Click here for the blog that she wrote explaining what she did in the video.

Excellent video to show the whole process of upside-down teaching and thinking that goes on from the students and the teacher in a 5th grade classroom working on dividing decimals.

https://eleducation.org/resources/grappling-with-new-concepts-during-a-common-core-math-workshop

Another excellent video of a 3rd grade classroom to show upside-down teaching with commutative property of multiplication.

https://eleducation.org/resources/understanding-mathematics-through-grappling-and-discourse

Upside-Down Teaching of a 3rd grade class, focusing on discourse. Students work with fractions.

https://eleducation.org/resources/teaching-students-to-prove-their-mathematical-thinking-through-questions-charts-and-discourse