Media tagged with: Mathematical Explorations

Differentiation

Differentiation

Volker Ecke is working with 4 students simultaneously, all having different learning edges and questions. Notice how he is using wait time, what he encourages them to do and how little he is actually telling them.

This video was taken in a mathematics for liberal arts class with 30 students. It met two times a week for 75 minutes each.

A typical class: Volker Ecke

Discovering the Art of Mathematics

This video shows the main elements of a typical class of Volker Ecke. Notice how
different students are working on different topics and the assignments are
differentiated as well. Because of this there are no whole class discussions
happening in this class period.

This video was taken in a mathematics for liberal arts class with 30 students. It met three times a week for 50 minutes each.

Practicing Dame Dos in Salsa Rueda

Practicing Dame Dos in Salsa Rueda

Student practice dancing salsa rueda in a math for liberal art class. Afterwards they will investigate how to predict if and when a dancer returns to their original dance partner (dancing dame dos again and again). This investigation is the same as exploring star polygon patterns and also connects to the spirograph activities.

This video was taken in a mathematics for liberal arts class with 15 honors students. It met two times a week for 75 minutes each.

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