**Ed Tech Director Near North Montessori School**

**Contact Janeen: jcohen@nnms.org**

**Seesaw PioneerTynker Blue Ribbon EducationCK-12 Certified EducatorCTSA, NCTM, ISTE, NSTA**

**BA MathematicsMS Middle School Science31 years classroom experience23 years tutoring (grade 4 — calculus)12 years teaching Math Groups**

## Math** is visual, creative, and open!**

**transition to 7th grade math.**The curriculum covers

**Common Core**math standards and

**Illustrative Math**activities, as well as performance tasks addressing the

**8**

**Standards of Mathematical Practice**.

Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them

Reason abstractly and quantitatively

Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others

Model with mathematics

Use appropriate tools strategically

Attend to precision

Look for and make use of structure

Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning

# Math Minutes

— sets of 10 problems that help students to solve problems effortlessly and rapidly. We usually do them at the start of every class. They are scored, and we discuss any approach a student takes to get an answer. New skills are addressed as the year unfolds, but each Minute includes one of each type of problem.

- computation
- number sense
- reading graphs
- problem solving
- patterns and sequences
- data analysis and probability
- spatial reasoning
- fractions
- algebra and functions
- geometry