## Day 135 – Ladder Problem

Math 8 – Having worked on a similar problem in groups, today students started working on this assignment the goal is to explain their thinking individually and focus on a reflection at the end.

Copy of the assignment.

## Day 117 – Nice VNPS Problem Action

Math 8 – Linear Relations in math problems.  I’m hoping to lead this to an individual assessment on problem solving, for assessment of curricular competencies.

## Day 17 – Equivalence

Math 8 – The above picture shows the 2nd vote (peer instruction).  On the first vote the choices were evenly split between A, B, and C. Obviously we spent more time on this question.  Pretty good evidence that this topic needs to be explicitly dealt with, we shouldn’t assume that kids know what the equals sign means.  This vote was after I asked the class to consider the difference between 4×8 (an expression) and 4×8=32 (an equation).

Above shows the class collaborating and discussing a voting question.

In general, we had good Flow today…