#64 - Are You Missing The Mark With 3-Act Math Tasks? An Interview With Graham Fletcher

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Today we have GFletchy himself! Yes, today on the podcast we have 3-Act Math Task Builder, National Speaker, and Math Specialist Graham Fletcher.

Stick around while we chat with our good ol Canadian friend who’s transplanted in America on what it really means to assess, how to leverage engagement in your math class, where some teachers miss the mark when teaching through tasks, why tasks are great for formative assessment rather than summative assessment, and how to view your lesson from 60000 ft instead 6 inches.

You’ll Learn:

How coaching sports is like teaching math & how it’s not.

What it really means to assess.

Where student intuition lives

How to leverage engagement in your math class

Where teachers miss the mark when teaching through tasks

Why tasks are great for formative assessment rather than summative assessment

How to view your lesson from 60000 ft instead 6 inches.

Resources:

Estimation180.com estimation180.com

Gfletchy.com

Twitter: @gfletchy

Graham’s Fractions course on Build Math Minds

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