### Math Goal - Group # 1 - Prince Charles Elementary

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PrinceCharlesElementarySchoolPlanforStudentSuccess2016/17
InquiryQuestion
Rationale
(Whyarewedoingthis?)
towebsitebelow.
http://princecharles.sd34.bc.ca/node
/11157
MathTeamMembers(Group#1):
HeatherHemmerich,PamChristensen,RoyceEberding,BrendaNowak,NikkiJohal
BrendaCalnekandSherryReitsema.
SchoolContext
http://princecharles.sd34.bc.ca/node/8011#http://princecharles.sd34.bc.ca/node
/8011
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Byhelpingstudentsimprovebasicmathfactsto9canweimprovemultiplicationoflargernumbers?Howcanweapplyastrategyof"Magic
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Ifwehelpallstudentslearnmentalmathstrategies(i.e.doubles,doubledouble,patterns,fingernines,reviewfriendlynumbersto20)can
weincreasetheirsingledigitrecallofmultiplicationto9X9?
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Notknowingtheirbasicfactsisslowingstudentsdownastheycompletehardercomputations.Itdoesnotletthemfocusontheirnewskillsif
theyarestrugglingwitholdskills.Example:whencross-multiplying,studentsneedtomultiply,andregroupinthetens.Therearetimes
mathassessmentsinfallthatstudentsdonotknowfactsto10times.
commentedonskillsmissingthatarerequiredforthestudentstomeettheoutcomesattheirlevels.
Strategies
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Reviewconceptandwhyitisimportant.(Weare
notdoingafullre-teachingoffriendlynumbers,but
areviewisneeded.)
Playgamesofbasicfriendlynumberstoten.(Ie
concentration,dominoes,mycupsize)
strategiesandskillsusinglargernumberslike27+
3or19+1.(i.e.rollto30
progress
studentswilluseXtramath3Xperweektoincrease
speedandaccuracyofbasicmathfacts
dailyreviewofbasicfactsi.e.dailymath
review/dailynumber,songs
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OurteamgroupofBrenda,Heather,Lauren
Parentalsupportfor"FridayMathFunDays"
(detailsbelow...)
CamFriesen-supportofourideas,purchase
morediceformathgames
PCstaff(fortheuseoflibraryonFriday
morningsforour"MathFunDays")
teacher
alistofessentialoutcomes
sendoutnotetoparentswith
practicedatleast5mins.perdaywiththeir
child
ProfessionalLearningand/orResources
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Smartboards
newappsneeded"MathDuel","Mathsplat","KingofMath"
newdiceneeded(30ofeach)1-6,1-10,1-12,1-20,1-30
playingcardsareneeded(wecancheckcasinos?)
wewillneedtimetogethertodiscusstheseplans,learnnew
games,explorevariousmathgamesfor"FriendlyNumbers"
CaroleFullertonworkshops–prod.nextyear
"Powerof10"workshops
seekoutandattendapplicableworkshopsbeingoffered
useJumpMath,MathMakesSense,MaximizingMathandother
mathresourcestoenhanceourteachingandstudentlearning.
ProgressandImpact(Howdoyouknow?)
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wewillobservethatourstudentswillhaveaneasiertimeinclassdoingtheirregularmathwork
generalscoresinmath,inFSAsanddistricttestingwillimprove
Studentmarks
studentswilldemonstratecompetencyintheirrecallofbasicfacts
studentswillshowabetterunderstandingofmentalmathstrategiesandhowtheycanbenefitfromknowingtheirfacts
wewillpreandpostteststudentsontheirfactsandknowledgeofcontentcovered
PreandposttestinXLmathtoshowprogressschoolwide
continualobservationsandotherongoingformativeassessment
ReportCardmarksinMath
Strategic Plan
Connections:Explainhowyourschoolgoalalignswithanyofthe
strandsfromtheDistrict’sStrategicPlan,theElementaryOperation
Planand/ortheAboriginalEnhancementAgreement.
ConnectionstotheDistrictStrategicPlan
•Excellenceinteaching
•Flexibility&accesstoprograms/services
•Ethical&innovativeuseoftechnology
•Parental&communityengagement ConnectionstotheElementaryOperationalPlan •ExcellenceinTeaching:ComprehensiveEarly
LearningPlan.
BalancedAssessmentRTIandStudent
Engagement.
•ProgramsthatsupportSocialandEmotional
Learning.
•ParentalandCommunityEngagementinSchools.
•LearningEnvironments:OutdoorLearning,
NatureK.
•ImprovedInstructionfordiverselearners(ELL).
•SafeSchoolProcedures,Practices,Interventions.
ConnectionstotheAboriginalEnhancement
Agreement.
•Increasestudentpride
•Increasesenseofbelonging
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Pre-assessmentstodetermineneeds.
Useavarietyofresources.
Playinggamestoreinforceskills.
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increaseschoolcompletionofAB.Students:Learningquickerrecallofmathfactswillhelpallstudents,includingaboriginal
students,tofeelsuccessfulandmorelikelytocompletetheireducationalprogram.Rationale:“Thiswillbedoneinaneffortto
includeearlyinterventionasakeyindicatorofstudentsuccess.”Page10AEEA
increasethesenseofbelongingofAb.Studentsatschool:Learningquickerrecallofmathfactswillhelpstudentstofeel
strongsenseofbelongingandtofeelasiftheyhavestrongrelationshipsintheirschool.”Page13AEEA
OuraboriginallearnerswillgetthesupportneededintheareaofMath
AboriginalboardgamepresentationallowsforstudentstocountusingothermanipulativesusedbyFirstNationspeople.i.e.
shells,bones,beaverteeth…
ProvideAboriginalMathgamespresentedbytheaboriginalhelpingteacher
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teacherscansendmathgameshometoplaywiththeirsiblings/families
parentvolunteerscanhelpsupervisenewgames
**FRIDAYMATHFUNDAY-all3classesmeetinthelibraryonFridaymornings(9:45-10:30)androtatethrough3stations
ofmathgames.Thefocusofthesegamesinmult.anddiv.