April I shared as a blog post resources I curated for teachers in my district. Below is the May update. The structure evolved to Equity - Lesson Activities - Sites and Tools - Upcoming Events. Equity Confronting Inequity / Getting the Endings Right Matthew R. Kay A psychological theory on the power of endings offers lessons for educators, especially this year. Forget Learning Loss, This is Learning Realignment Lesson Activities Curated by Illustrative Mathematics student-f
I know there are many ideas and resources floating around but felt compelled to share this low-tech weekly "menu" plan. (Clicking the images takes you to a pdf) Let me know if this is helpful and follow me on twitter as I will share other resources and ideas. Things like: #sidewalkmath - saw some today in my neighborhood. Grab some chalk and create thinking ideas for folks to ponder. #mathitations - breathing exercises with a mathematical theme
This was my first attempt at merging mindfulness and mathematics. I created mindful math-centric breathing routines using mathematical vocabulary and images. My thinking is to use these exercises in the classrooms for settling in, transitions or brain breaks to develop a sense of focus and awareness. I was inspired by readings in Social Emotional Learning, SERP focus five, math talks and visual math tasks. Click on the logo below to listen to some #mathitations!