Tuesday, June 16:
7:45 am Breakfast and Sign-In8:20 am Welcome and Introduction for all Participants8:30 am Breakout sessions (for the remainder of the day - see below for details)10:00 am BreakNoon LunchMid-afternoon Break as needed4:00 pm Close and daily evaluation
Drive to the Rivard Plaza Dock in Detroit to meet at 6:00pm (you should leavethe UM Dearborn campus by 5:25 at the latest). We will board the Diamond Jack River Tour boat there for a dinner cruise up the Detroit River, by BelleIsle and the eastern riverfront area of Detroit. Maps will be provided.
Science Breakout Agenda for the day:
8:30 am Initial Task for Participants - Writing in Science9:20 am Formative Assessment Revisited.10:00 am Writing to Demonstrate Knowledge - Strategies and Considerations11:15 am Book Study discussion12:45 pm Discussion of Chapter 5 from Ready, Set, Science.1:45 pm Writing to Learn - Strategies and Considerations
Mathematics Breakout Agenda for the day:
8:30 am Research Findings Related to Development of Proportional Reasoning-Common misconceptions-Research related to the effect of contexts and number relationships onstudent performance on proportionality tasks10:15 am Examine Student Work-Identifying features of student thinking that gives evidence of understandingconcepts related to proportionality-Identifying student misconceptions or shallow understanding-Considering next instructional steps in light of identified misconceptions orincomplete understanding12:45 pm Considering Instructional Implications-Examine instructional materials to identify strengths and weaknesses in theprogram-Develop a plan for improving the participants’ instructional materials basedon research about teaching and learning concepts related to proportionality1:45 pm Exploration of Proportionality Items in Database-Identify problem types and then select problems to be used to supplementthe instructional materials based on identified gaps or omissions in theirprograms-Use the database to sort problems based on features of the problem, such asnumber relationships, context, and so on