Day 
Events of the Day 
Homework 
Monday
August 30 
Overview of the course
Discussion of TIMSS

Read Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making Chapters 13, 5 of the text (Due: Sept 1) 
Wednesday
September 1 
Discuss readings from the text
Discuss a traditional Algebra text

Read Intellectual Engagement and 5 other Principles of High Quality Instruction. (Due: Sept 3) 

Discuss the planning of lessons  Structure of the lesson plan, phases of the lesson, etc.
Meet in Daily Lesson Plan groups for Cycle 1 (Bring big books)

Begin writing your first lesson plan using the template and referring to the new Common Core. 
Monday
September 3 
Labor Day, No Class 


Connected Mathematics 1.1  Preparing for a Bicycle Tour
Teacher  Natascha Faux
Observer 1  Kadi Abel
Observer 2  Niccole Franc
Camera  Karli Tanuvasa 
Connected Mathematics 1.2  Making Graphs
Teacher  Kathryn Anderson
Observer 1  Kendra Hiatt
Observer 2  KateLyn Jenkins
Camera  Heather Slaugh 


Connected Mathematics 2.1  Philadelphia to Atlantic City
Teacher  Stacey Bolke
Observer 1  Kay Kim
Observer 2  Marina McCombs
Camera  Danielle Mendel 
Connected Mathematics 2.2  Atlantic City to Lewes
Teacher  Melissa Duncan
Observer 1  Danielle Mendel
Observer 2  Amber Orton
Camera  Sarah Pollister 
Make arrangements with public school teacher for observation 1 on Sept 17. 
Prepare for Observation 1 that will occur on September 17. 

Connected Mathematics 2.3  Lewes to Chincoteague
Teacher  Brett Egbert
Observer 1  Sarah Pollister
Observer 2  Heather Slaugh
Camera  Amber Orton 
Connected Mathematics 2.4 Chincoteague Island to Norfolk
Teacher  Shirley Escobar
Observer 1  Karli Tanuvasa
Camera  Marina McCombs 
Read Chapter 7 of Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making on Geometry (Due: Sept 15 for Class Discussion) 
Discuss UCSMP: Geometry
Meet in Daily Lesson Planning Groups for Cycle 2 (Bring big books) 

Connected Mathematics 2.5  Norfolk to Williamsburg
Teacher  Kadi Abel
Observer 1  Marina McCombs
Observer 2  Danielle Mendel
Camera  Kay Kim 
Discuss Chapter 7 of the text and other issues related to geometry 

Friday
September 17 
Observation #1
Completed in Groups for Research Lesson #1
Group 1: Kathryn Anderson, Stacey Bolke, Kadi Abel, Sarah Pollister
Group 2: Brett Egbert, Shirley Escobar, Melissa Duncan
Group 3: Niccole Franc, Kendra Hiatt, KateLyn Jenkins
Group 4: Kay Kim, Marina McCombs, Danielle Mendel, Amber Orton
Group 5: Heather Slaugh, Karli Tanuvasa, Natascha Faux

Set Research Lesson goal with the cooperating teacher
Write Observation 1 reflection (Due: Sept 20) 

UCSMP Geometry 121  The Transformation Sk
Teacher  Niccole Franc
Observer 1  Amber Orton
Observer 2  Sarah Pollister
Camera  KateLyn Jenkins 
UCSMP Geometry 122 Size Changes
Teacher  Kendra Hiatt
Observer 1  Heather Slaugh
Observer 2  Karli Tanuvasa
Camera  Niccole Franc 

Observation 1 debriefing 

UCSMP Geometry 123  Properties of Size Changes
Teacher  KateLyn Jenkins
Observer 1  Natascha Faux
Observer 2  Kathryn Anderson
Observer 3  Stacey Bolke
Camera  Kendra Hiatt 
UCSMP Geometry 124  Proportions
Teacher  Kay Kim
Observer 1  Melissa Duncan
Observer 2  Brett Egbert
Observer 3  Shirley Escobar
Camera  Kadi Abel 

Meet in Daily Lesson planning groups for Cycle 3 (Bring big books) 
Friday September 24 
UCSMP Geometry 125  Similar Figures
Teacher  Marina McCombs
Observer 1  Natascha Faux
Observer 2  Melissa Duncan
Camera  Shirley Escobar 
UCSMP Geometry 126  The Fundamental Theorem of Similarity
Teacher  Danielle Mendel
Observer 1  Kathryn Anderson
Observer 2  Brett Egbert
Camera  Melissa Duncan

Make arrangements with public school teacher for October 1 observation. 
Prepare for Observation 2 that will occur on October 1. 
Monday September 27 
UCSMP Geometry 127  Can There be Giants
Teacher  Amber Orton
Observer 1  Stacey Bolke
Observer 2  Shirley Escobar
Camera  Brett Egbert 
UCSMP Geometry 131  The SSS Similarity Theorem
Teacher  Sarah Pollister
Observer 1  Kadi Abel
Observer 2  KateLyn Jenkins
Camera  Stacey Bolke 

Research Lesson 1 preparation 
Wednesday September 29 
UCSMP Geometry 132  The AA and SAS Similarity Theorems
Teacher  Heather Slaugh
Observer 1  Niccole Franc
Observer 2  Kay Kim
Camera  Kathryn Anderson 
UCSMP Geometry 133  The Side Splitting Theorem
Teacher  Karli Tanuvasa
Observer 1  Kendra Hiatt
Camera  Natascha Faux 

Research Lesson 1 preparation 
Friday October 1 
Observation #2
Completed in Groups for Research Lesson #1 
Share Research Lesson with the Cooperating Teacher
Write Observation 2 reflection (Due: October 4) 
Monday October 4 
Research Lesson 1
Group 1 presentation 
Observation #2 debriefing 

Wednesday October 6 
Research Lesson 1
Group 2 presentation 
Research Lesson 1
Group 3 presentation 

Friday October 8 
Research Lesson 1
Group 4 presentation 
Research Lesson 1
Group 5 presentation 

Monday
October 11 
Inclass discussion 

Wednesday October 13 
Research Lesson 1 to be presented in schools 
Write Research Lesson 1 reflection (Due: October 18) 
Friday
October 15 
Research Lesson 1 debriefing 
Read Chapter 8 of Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making on Probability (Due October 18) 
Monday October 18 
Discuss text reading and probability in general
Discuss IMP: The Game of Pig
Meet in Daily Lesson planning groups for Cycle 4 (Bring big books) 

Wednesday October 20 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 1  The Game of Pig
Teacher  Niccole
Observer 1  Amber
Observer 2  Sarah
Camera  Kadi 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 2  Pig Strategies
Teacher  Kendra
Observer 1  Heather
Observer 2  Karli
Camera  Shirley 

Friday October 22 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 3  Luck and the Gambler's Fallacy
Teacher  KateLyn
Observer 1  Natascha
Observer 2  Kathryn
Camera  Stacey 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 4 What to Expect
Teacher  Kay
Observer 1  Stacey
Observer 2  Melissa
Camera  Brett 
Make arrangements with public school teacher for observation 3 on October 29. 
Prepare for Observation 3 that will occur on October 29. 
Monday October 25 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 5  Equally Likely Outcomes
Teacher  Marina
Observer 1  Brett
Observer 2  Shirley
Camera  Melissa 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 6  Discussing the Chances
Teacher  Danielle
Observer 1  Kadi
Camera  Kathryn 

Meet in Daily Lesson planning groups for Cycle 5 (Bring big books) 
Wednesday October 27 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 7  Rug Games
Teacher  Amber
Observer 1  Kathryn
Observer 2  Stacey
Camera  Natascha 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 9  The Counters Game
Teacher  Sarah
Observer 1  Melissa
Observer 2  Brett
Camera  Karli 
Read Chapter 6 of Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making on Functions (Due October 29) 
Friday October 29 
IMP The Game of Pig, Day 10  Two Dice Sums
Teacher  Heather
Observer 1  Shirley
Observer 2  Kadi
Camera  Sarah

Discuss text reading and functions in general 

Monday November 1 
Observation #3
Completed in Groups for Research Lesson #2
Group 1: Kathryn, Brett, Niccole, Melissa
Group 2: Stacey, Shirley, Kendra, KateLyn
Group 3: Kay, Danielle, Karli
Group 4: Sarah, Heather, Kadi
Group 5: Marina, Amber, Natascha 
Set lesson goal for Research Lesson 2 with the cooperating teacher
Write Observation 3 reflection (Due: Nov 3) 
Wednesday
November 3 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 1 The New Fire Station
Teacher  Karli
Observer 1  Niccole
Observer 2  Kendra
Observer 3  KateLyn
Camera  Heather 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 2 Developing Linear Village
Teacher  Natascha
Observer 1  Kay
Observer 2  Marina
Observer 3  Danielle
Camera  Amber 

Meet in Daily Lesson planning groups for Cycle 6 (Bring big books) 
Friday November 5 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 3  Village Graphs
Teacher  Kathryn
Observer 1  Niccole
Observer 2  Kay
Camera  Danielle 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 4  The Absolute Value Graph
Teacher  Stacey
Observer 1  Kendra
Observer 2  Marina
Camera  Kay 
Make arrangements with public school teacher for observation 4 on November 12. 
Prepare for Observation 4 that will occur on November 12. 
Monday November 8 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 5  Caught in the Middle
Teacher  Melissa
Observer 1  Katelyn
Observer 2  Danielle
Camera  Marina 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 6  Optimization Station
Teacher  Brett
Observer 1  Amber
Observer 2  Karli
Camera  Katelyn 

Research Lesson 2 preparation 
Wednesday November 10 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 7  Making the Rules
Teacher  Shirley
Observer 1  Sarah
Observer 2  Natascha
Camera  Kendra 
COMAP Mathematics, Activity 8  Minimax in Gridville
Teacher  Kadi
Observer 1  Heather
Camera  Niccole 

Research Lesson 2 preparation 
Friday November 12 
Observation #4
Completed in Groups for Research Lesson #2 
Share Research Lesson 2with the Cooperating Teacher
Write Observation 4 reflection (Due: November 15) 
Monday November 15 
Research Lesson 2
Group 1 presentation 
Observation #4 debriefing 

Wednesday November 17 
Research Lesson 2
Group 2 presentation 
Research Lesson 2
Group 3 presentation 

Friday November 19 
Research Lesson 2
Group 4 presentation 
Research Lesson 2
Group 5 presentation 

Monday November 22 
Inclass discussion 

Tuesday November 23 
Research Lesson 2 to be presented in the schools 
Write Research Lesson 2 reflection (Due: November 29) 
Wednesday
November 24 
Thanksgiving, No Class 

Friday
November 26 
Thanksgiving, No Class replaced by class on Tuesday, November 22 

Monday November 29 
Research Lesson 1 debriefing
Prepare for Observation 5 

Wednesday December 1 
Observation 5 

Friday December 3 
Debrief Observation 5
Prepare for Observation 6 

Monday December 6 
Observation 6 

Wednesday December 8 
Debrief Observation 6
Review 





Final Exam from 7am to 10am 
