Math Coachs Corner: Movin With...Geometry. With music playing in the background, students moved from picture to picture, counting and recording the number of edges, faces, and vertices for each figure in their math journals. After students had completed the "gallery walk" they came back together to discuss their observations about the different shapes and look for connections and patterns. Talk about engagement!
Math Coachs Corner: Equivalent Fractions: Understanding the Process. Let's take a look at how we can incorporate both concrete (hands on) and representational (pictorial) activities to build understanding of the abstract process.