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The Importance of Meaningful Practice

 

Productive Practice (1:16)

Facilitative Prompts

  • Prior to viewing: What comes to mind when you think of “Purposeful Practice”?
  • While viewing the video, what ideas stand out for you? What resonates or challenges your thinking?
  • After viewing: What questions do you have? What further information do you need to fully enact this approach?

 

Automaticity and Math Facts [shortened version] (1:33)

Facilitative Prompts

  • Prior to viewing: When you think about strategies for learning math facts, what comes to mind? What does automaticity mean to you? What strategies are currently being used to develop automaticity?
  • While viewing the video, what key ideas surface for you? What questions emerge?
  • After viewing: What approaches might you and your school community continue to explore as related to learning math facts? What do you need to know more about?

 

Consolidate through Practice (1:18)

Facilitative Prompts

  • Prior to viewing: What comes to mind when you think about multiple strategies for success in math classrooms? What choices might educators make to ensure success?
  • While viewing the video, what key ideas surface for you? What questions are generated by the ideas shared in the video?
  • After viewing: What are some possible next steps you might take based on the information shared in this video?