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Debates in Math Class

Page history last edited by Ethan Weker 4 years, 11 months ago

I don't know about you, but I love a good argument. We often talk about wanting students to talk in class more, to be engaged, to be passionate, right? I have found that debate is an amazing way to facilitate all of those things, in a structured and productive manner. Another plus? I never have students asking, "When are we ever going to use this?". 

 

I'm including here a link to my presentation, as well as several other links that may be helpful. If you have any questions (or suggestions), please let me know!

 

 

Google Slides Presentation: http://bit.ly/TMC17MathDebates

Debate Topics Spreadsheet http://bit.ly/MathDebateTopics

Debate Protocols http://bit.ly/TMC17DebateProtocols

Debates Scoresheet http://bit.ly/MathDebateScorecard

Inside Mathematics Problem of the Month

Scaffold considering both options  Sentence Starters

Which One Doesn't Belong (www.wodb.ca)

Would You Rather? (www.wouldyourathermath.com)

 

NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics

 

 

 

I'm on twitter (duh!), so you can reach me there at @Ethan_MidPen. You can also email me at eweker@gmail.com

 

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