Day 
Events of the Day 
Homework 
Monday
August 29 
Overview of the course
Discussion of TIMSS

Read Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making Chapters 13, 5 of the text (Due: August 31) 
Wednesday
August 31 
Discuss readings from the text
Discuss a traditional Algebra text

Read Intellectual Engagement and other Principles of Mathematics Instruction. (Due: Sept. 2)
Watch TIMSS video of Japanese mathematics lesson "JP2 Changing Shape without Changing Area" by clicking here. Indentify two examples from the video that illustrate the principles discussed in the above paper. Write a brief description of each of those examples and how they illustrate the principle. 
Friday
September 2

Discuss Article
Discuss the planning of lessons  Structure of the lesson plan, phases of the lesson, etc.
Meet in Daily Lesson Plan groups for Cycle 1 
Begin writing your first lesson plan using the template and referring to the new Common Core.
For more detail on the elements of the lesson plan template, click on the following links:
Concept description
Phases of the lesson


Labor Day



Connected Mathematics 1.1  Preparing for a Bicycle Tour
Teacher  Cebre Allen
Observer 1  Jonathan McPherson
Observer 2  Erica Nielson
Camera  Marie Beck 
Connected Mathematics 1.2  Making Graphs
Teacher  Bekah Vanderhorst
Observer 1  Kelli Olsen
Observer 2  Abbey Olson
Camera  Stephanie Uhl 
Make arrangements with public school teacher for observation 1 (September 14). 
Prepare for Observation 1 that will occur on September 14. 

Connected Mathematics 2.1  Philadelphia to Atlantic City
Teacher  Sera Shin
Observer 1  Michael Price
Observer 2  Emily Purdy
Camera  Danielle Townsend 
Connected Mathematics 2.2  Atlantic City to Lewes
Teacher  Stephanie Davis
Observer 1  Scott Sackett
Observer 2  Karen Chandler
Camera  Rebekah Vanderhorst 

Monday
September 12 
Connected Mathematics 2.3  Lewes to Chincoteague
Teacher  Dayn Hornberger
Observer 1  Danielle Townsend
Camera  Karen Chandler 
Connected Mathematics 2.4 Chincoteague Island to Norfolk
Teacher  Sarah Johns
Observer 1  Stephanie Uhl
Observer 2  Marie Beck
Camera  Scott Sackett 
Read Slope, Rate of Change, and Steepness: Do Students Understand These Concepts? by Teuscher and Reys. Come prepared to discuss this paper (Due: September 16)


Observation #1
Completed in Groups for Research Lesson
Group 1: Cebre Allen, Abbey Olson, Danielle Townsend
Group 2: Bekah Vanerhorst, Emily Purdy, Karen Chandler
Group 3: Sera Shin, Kelli Olsen
Group 4: Stephanie Davis, Scott Sackett, Stephanie Uhl
Group 5: Dayn Hornberger, Michael Price, Marie Beck
Group 6: Sarah Johns, Erica Nielson, Jonathan McPherson 
Set Research Lesson goal with the cooperating teacher
Write Observation 1 reflection (Due: September 16) 
Friday
September 16 
Observation 1 Debriefing
Discuss Slope, Rate of Change, and Steepness: Do Students Understand These Concepts?
Discuss UCSMP: Geometry
Meet in Daily Lesson Planning Groups for Cycle 2 (Bring booklets  CMP, PathwaysTeal, or UCSMP) 
Read Mathematical Tasks as a Framework for Reflection by Stein and Smith. (Due: September 21) 

Connected Mathematics 2.5  Norfolk to Williamsburg
Teacher  Jonathan McPherson
Observer 1  Bekah Vanerhorst
Observer 2  Sera Shin
Camera  Michael Price 
Pathways 2.1 Quantities and Covariation of Quantities
Teacher  Erica Nielson
Observer 1  Stephanie Davis
Observer 2  Dayn Hornberger
Camera  Emily Purdy 
Make arrangements with public school teacher for September 26 observation.


Pathways 2.2 Introduction to Proporiontality
Teacher  Kelli Olsen
Observer 1  Sarah Johns
Observer 2  Scott Sackett
Camera  Abbey Olson 
Pathways 2.3 Proportionality of Quantities and Changes in Quantities
Teacher  Abbey Olson
Observer 1  Karen Chandler
Camera  Kelli Olsen 

Prepare for Observation 2 that will occur on September 26. 

Pathways 2.5 Exploring Average Speed
Teacher  Michael Price
Observer 1  Danielle Townsend
Observer 2  Stephanie Uhl
Camera  Jonathan McPherson 
UCSMP Geometry 4.1  Reflecting Points
Teacher  Emily Purdy
Observer 1  Marie Beck
Observer 2  Cebre Allen
Camera  Erica Nielson 
Read Chapter 7 of Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making on Geometry (Due: September 28 for Class Discussion)

Meet in Daily Lesson planning groups for Cycle 3 (Bring booklets) 
Monday
September 26 
Observation #2

Clarify Research Lesson goal with the cooperating teacher
Write Observation 2 reflection (Due: September 28) 
Wednesday
September 28 
Observation #2 debriefing
Discuss Chapter 7 of the text and other issues related to geometry
Meet in Daily Lesson planning groups for Cycle 3 (Bring booklets  UCSMP)


Friday
September 30 
UCSMP Geometry 4.2  Reflecting Figures
Teacher  Scott Sackett
Observer 1  Cebre Allen
Observer 2  Bekah Vanderhorst
Camera  Sarah Johns 
UCSMP Geometry 4.3  Miniature Golf and Billiards
Teacher  Karen Chandler
Observer 1  Sera Shin
Observer 2  Stephanie Davis
Camera  Dayn Hornberger


Research Lesson preparation 
Monday
October 3 
UCSMP Geometry 4.4  Composing Reflections over Parallel Lines
Teacher  Dr. Peterson (his lesson plan can be found here)
Observer 1  Dayn Hornberger
Observer 2  Sarah Johns
Camera  Phantom 
UCSMP Geometry 4.5  Composing Reflections over Intersecting Lines
Teacher  Danielle Townsend
Observer 1  Jonathan McPherson
Observer 2  Kelli Olsen
Camera  Sera Shin 

Research Lesson preparation 
Wednesday
October 5 
UCSMP Geometry 4.6  Translations as Vectors
Teacher  Stephanie Uhl
Observer 1  Erica Nielson
Observer 2  Emily Purdy
Camera  Stephanie Davis 
UCSMP Geometry 4.7  Isometries
Teacher  Marie Beck
Observer 1  Michael Price
Observer 2  Abbey Olson
Camera  Cebre Allen


Research Lesson preparation 
Friday
October 7 
Observation #3 
Share Research Lesson with the Cooperating Teacher
Write Observation 3 reflection (Due: October 10) 
Monday
October 10 
Observation 3 debriefing
In class discussion
Research Lesson preparation 

Wednesday
October 12 
Research Lesson
Group 1 presentation 
Research Lesson
Group 2 presentation 

Friday
October 14 
Research Lesson
Group 3 presentation 
Research Lesson
Group 4 presentation 

Monday
October 17 
Research Lesson
Group 5 presentation 
Research Lesson
Group 6 presentation 
Read Chapter 8 of Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making on Probability (Due October 19) 
Wednesday
October 19 
Discuss text reading and probability in general
Discuss IMP: The Game of Pig
Meet in Daily Lesson planning groups for Cycle 4 (Bring booklets  IMP) 
Make arrangements with public school teacher for observation 4 (October 26) 
Friday
October 21 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 1  The Game of Pig
Teacher  Abbey
Observer 1  Sera
Observer 2  Dayn
Camera  Cebre 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 2  Pig Strategies
Teacher  Michael
Observer 1  Cebre
Observer 2  Stephanie D.
Camera  Bekah 

Prepare for Observation 4 that will occur on October 26. 
Monday
October 24 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 3  The Gambler's Fallacy
Teacher  Emily
Observer 1  Bekah
Observer 2  Erica
Camera  Sera 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 4 Expected the Unexpected
Teacher  Scott
Observer 1  Sarah
Observer 2  Danielle
Camera  Stephanie D. 
Read "Teacher FollowUp: Communicating High Expectations to Wrestle with the Mathematics" by Franke, Turrou, and Webb for Friday October 28. Be prepared to discuss. 

Wednesday
October 26 
Observation #4 
Write Observation 4 reflection (Due: October 28) 
Friday
October 28 
Observation debriefing
Inclass discussion 

Monday
October 31 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 56  What are the Chances
Teacher  Karen
Observer 1  Jonathan
Observer 2  Stephanie U.
Camera  Dayn 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 911  The Theory of TwoDice Sums
Teacher  Dr. Peterson
Observer 1  Kelli
Observer 2  Marie
Camera  Sarah 
Read Chapter 6 of Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making on Functions (Due November 2)


Wednesday
November 2 
Discuss Chapter 6 of Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making on Functions
Meet in Daily Lesson planning groups for Cycle 5 (Bring booklets  COMAP)
Prepare for Observation 5 that will occur on November 9. 
Make arrangements with public school teacher for observation 5 (November 9). 
Friday
November 4 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 1 The New Fire Station
Teacher  Danielle
Observer 1  Stephanie D.
Observer 2  Sarah
Camera  Jonathan 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 2 Developing Linear Village
Teacher  Stephanie U.
Observer 1  Dayn
Observer 2  Kelli
Camera  Erica 

Monday
November 7 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 3  Village Graphs
Teacher  Marie
Observer 1  Jonathan
Observer 2  Abbey
Camera  Kelli 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 4  The Absolute Value Graph
Teacher  Cebre
Observer 1  Michael
Observer 2  Karen
Camera  Emily 

Wednesday
November 9 
Observation #5 
Write Observation 5 reflection (Due: November 11) 
Friday
November 11 
Observation Debriefing
Inclass discussion 

Monday
November 14 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 5  Caught in the Middle
Teacher  Bekah
Observer 1  Emily
Camera  Michael 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 6 & 7 Optimization Station & Making the Rules
Teacher  Sera
Observer 1  Erica
Observer 2  Scott
Camera  Abbey 
Make arrangements with public school teacher for observation 6 (November 28). 

Wednesday
November 16 
Inclass discussion
Meet in Daily Lesson planning groups for Cycle 6 (Bring booklets  COMAP or red Pathways) 
Make arrangements with public school teacher for observation 6 on November 28. 
Friday
November 18 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 8  Minimax in Gridville
Teacher  Stephanie D.
Observer 1  Bekah
Observer 2  Stephanie U.
Camera  Scott 
Pathways 7.1  Angle Measure
Teacher  Dayn
Observer 1  Cebre
Observer 2  Karen
Camera  Marie 

Research Lesson Preparation 
Monday
November 21 
Pathways 7.2  Angle Measure in Context
Teacher  Sarah
Observer 1  Sera
Observer 2  Marie
Camera  Allison 
Pathways 7.3  Representing Circular Motion
Teacher  Jonathan
Observer 1  Michael
Observer 2  Abbey
Camera  Danielle 

Research Lesson Preparation 
Tuesday
November 22 
Pathways 7.4  Using Sine and Cosine Functions to track Circular Motion
Teacher  Erica
Observer 1  Danielle
Camera  Stephanie U. 
Pathways 7.5  Using the Sine and Cosine Function in Applied Settings
Teacher  Kelli
Observer 1  Emily
Observer 2  Scott
Camera  Karen 

Research Lesson Preparation 
Monday
November 28 
Observation #6 
Finalize Research Lesson with the Cooperating Teacher
Write Observation #6 reflection (Due: December 2) 
Wednesday
November 30 
Research Lesson to be presented in the schools 
Write Research Lesson reflection (Due: December 7) 
Friday
December 2 
Observation #6 debriefing
Research Lesson debriefing 
Readings 
Monday
December 5 
Inclass discussion 
Readings 
Wednesday
December 7 
Inclass discussion 
Readings 

Final Exam from 7am to 10am 
