Theme:

Math is filled with conjectures, creativity, and uncertainty

1 day

Goals:

  • Students make conjectures and convince themselves as well as others as to why a conjecture is true; students offer different approaches when a conjecture is not true.
  • Students explain how math can be creative and can give examples of creative math.

Choose resources from below based on you or your students preferences. You may also want to discuss resources your colleagues have used in previous years.

Sample Lesson

 

  • Theme 3 Sample Lesson Plan
    These sample lessons are intended to illustrate a structure for teaching growth mindset with math in a coherent way.
    Resource:
    Theme 3 Sample Lesson Plan

    These sample lessons are intended to illustrate a structure for teaching growth mindset with math in a coherent way. These are samples intended to be modified based on the specific goal determined for the day. These are themes that are intended to continue throughout the year.

Growth Mindset Activities / Video Options

 

Additional Resources

These are some additional resources to support the theme of the day.