Teaching and Learning with Technology
Diana Dell, Ed.S. - Instructional Technology Specialist
Year 2- Inquiry-Based Math Lessons

Session Goals:

  • understand how to write lessons applying mathematics skills in real decision-making situations
  • transform a traditional mathematics lesson into an inquiry-based lesson that incorporates technology

Essential Questions:  How can teachers develop inquiry-based lessons for math?

Online resources: http://resources.emints.org/links/math

  • Community Building and Tootsie Pops!
    Get rid of the trash.

  • Characteristics of Inquiry-Based Math Lessons

    • students use math concepts or skills in real world context

    • big overarching questions that guide students into posing additional questions and motivate them to further investigation

    • students work in groups as they investigate questions, analyze data and communicate their results

    • cross-curricular, interdisciplinary

  • How Can Technology Enhance Math? Each one teach one- Use the module and the online resources to explore a topic and share with the group.

    • Sites with Interactive Programs

    • Sites that foster collaboration

    • Simulation Sites

    • Sites with Data Sets

    • SmartNotebook Gallery

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