“The benefits of reading stories to our children at nighttime have been shared countless times over, and for good reason. Reading improves literacy skills. Why is it that we don’t do math with our children before bed?” Jonathan Orr
B4 Bed Thoughts: *Let everyone see the image. Discuss: “What do you notice? Next: Ask: “What do you not know?”
Discuss: “What do you notice? Next: Ask: “What changed?” Finally: Ask: “How do you know?”
Show us… put your reasoning to the test: (pass out paper and pencils or have them use the back of their learning journals for math thoughts) Without guidance, tell them to work out their reasoning (5-6 minutes). Share
*Permission was given for use of photo during 2020 Make Math Moments Summit by Jon Orr and Kyle Pearce.