Collaboration about mathematical concepts helps students identify, simplify, organize, express, and extend their thinking.
Sit closely | Voice level | Take turns | Choose a partner | Choose an activity | Get started quickly and quietly | Choose a successful spot to work | Coaching or time | What to do when you need help
These prerequisite lessons set the stage for productive and engaged rounds of Math with Someone, which is one of three authentic math activities that help students achieve their math goals. Select a topic below to browse supportive resources.
Once foundation lessons have been learned, a joyful and successful launch can commence. Primarily activity based, Math with Someone provides students with an opportunity to talk and write about mathematics, and to describe and explain their thinking to peers. This collaboration helps students identify, simplify, organize, express, and extend their thinking.