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Co-Teaching Aims to Make Middle School Math 'Doable' for All

June 16, 2017

Noodle this middle school math problem: Napoleon Dynamite and his friend Pedro walk down the hall of their high school. If we know there are 500 lockers in their school, how many are there of each color based on the pattern we see in the movie clip? A movie clip to teach a math concept? Why not, says Lori Gardner, retired Park City School District associate superintendent of teaching, learning and technology, addressing 36 middle school teachers taking part in the start of a yearlong training on co-teaching. It's a new take on story problems, "using a problem-solving activity they can relate to," she said. Read More

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