Agenda


Introductions - What is working – what help is needed?


The Big Questions:

Are your activities focusing on improving student academic achievement?
Are the activities meeting specific content standards?
Are you asking students questions as a way of promoting their levels of understanding?

The Objectives:

Participants will:

  • Use model activities to experience questioning techniques.
  • Gain an overview of math and reading standards to bring focus to the activities provided
  • Make connections between activities and state standards

Model Activities


Thinkfinity Lessons and Activities

www.thinkfinity.org

Focus on Standards to meet academic goals

http://doe.sd.gov/contentstandards/


Focus on Questioning to promote understanding