Math Workshop Model Details
A discovery exploration or task that encourages conceptual thinking about the mathematical skill or concept.
The teacher provides instruction, modeling, and demonstration on specific mathematical skill or concept.
Guided math- Teacher meets with a group of students for small group instruction.
Stations/centers - Students are working on engaging activities that are mathematically purposeful, still targeting the skill or concept, but designed at their independent level.
A time set aside for assessment, reflection or closure to solidify student learning and/or provide the teacher with an opportunity to gather information to plan the next steps.
Math Collaborative Model Details
Generally a math talk that incorporates of students to provides a task or pose a problem that is accessible at multiple levels.
Collaborative work can take many forms. Students will have opportunities to work problems out together, make conjectures, and critique one another's reasoning. Given tasks will require discussion, problem-solving, and testing of theories. The teacher will be conferencing with groups to provide scaffolding to help students apply new learning.
Opportunity to debrief, journal, have class discussion, and/or do a quick assessment.