Great things are happening with math in Sarasota County:
Yuliya has great messages for teachers of all grades!!!!!
This interview with kindergarten teacher Yuliya Zada of Glenallen Elementary School is part of Sarasota County Schools’ Making Sarasota #1 in Mathematics, a grant program generously funded by the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation. In this interview, Zada discusses how she has integrated the district’s new strategies for elementary school math instruction into her kindergarten classroom to help students gain a more comprehensive understanding of the role that math plays both in the classroom and in their daily lives as well.
Sarah Mickley, Bay Haven Elementary Kindergarten Teacher, does a warm up, two number talks, and a number of the day.
Janet Kanyan- Kindergarten at Lamarque Elementary (ESE inclusion class)
Janet effectively selected and sequenced the order in which she showed students’ work from the POD. She started with concrete and went to abstract to make connections from manipulatives to drawings to equations.
- Write the digit five
- Make equations that equal 5
- Show 5 on a ten frame, with cubes, counters, and with drawings.
This teacher interview is part of Sarasota County Schools’ “Making Sarasota #1 in Mathematics” grant program, funded by the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation. In this video, Cranberry Elementary School 2nd grade teacher, Katherine Brunson, discusses how she has adopted new math strategies that are improving outcomes and making mathematics more meaningful and enjoyable for her students.
This video is part of Sarasota County Schools’ “Making Sarasota #1 in Mathematics” grant program, funded by the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation. In this lesson, Phillippi Shores Elementary School 3rd grade teacher, Jill Marsh, leads her students in an exercise on estimating the number of Skittles in a jar (A three act task). The exercise teaches students to use and apply critical thinking, reasoning, and math skills to solve a real world problem.
Gina Cirillo’s 4th Grade Class at Ashton Elementary
Joy Meyers, 4th grade inclusion at Tatum Ridge
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