90 minutes later, they got it. One of them fell over in tears and said, "My brain never hurt so bad!" I told her that her commitment and perseverance will take her farther than anything I can teach her in this classroom. Keep that, always...
Working on finding the connection between Multiplication and Division...Related Equations.
Continue to work on the count-bys...so far, we've reviewed 2s, 5s, 10s, and are beginning 3s and 9s.
In IB schools, students should demonstrate:
Appreciation Appreciating the wonder and beauty of the world and its people.
Commitment Being committed to their own learning, persevering and showing self-discipline and responsibility.
Confidence Feeling confident in their ability as learners, having the courage to take risks, applying what they have learned and making appropriate decisions and choices.
Cooperation Cooperating, collaborating, and leading or following as the situation demands.
Creativity Being creative and imaginative in their thinking and in their approach to problems and dilemmas.
Curiosity Being curious about the nature of learning, about the world, its people and cultures.
Empathy Imagining themselves in another’s situation in order to understand his or her reasoning and emotions, so as to be open-minded and reflective about the perspectives of others.
Enthusiasm Enjoying learning and willingly putting the effort into the process
Independence Thinking and acting independently, making their own judgments based on reasoned argument, and being able to defend their judgments
Integrity Being honest and demonstrating a considered sense of fairness.
Respect Respecting themselves, others and the world around them.
Tolerance Being sensitive about differences and diversity in the world and being responsive to the needs of others.