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The Responsive Math Teaching (RMT) Instructional Model breaks high-quality math teaching down into seven core components:
- Plan: Select or adapt an appropriate task, identify the mathematical goal(s), and anticipate possible solution paths and challenges.
- Launch: Set up the task so that students understand the problem and can access the important mathematics.
- Facilitate productive struggle: Support students to engage in authentic problem solving.
- Make student thinking visible: Facilitate the sharing of student strategies and reasoning and engage students in making sense of each other’s thinking.
- Connect to the mathematics: Guide students to make explicit connections between their strategies and solutions and the key mathematical ideas.
- Build and expand: Facilitate application and/or practice that builds off and extends students’ current understanding.
- Reflect: Engage students in connecting and consolidating their understanding of the mathematical ideas.
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Responsive Math Teaching Project (2021). Responsive Math Teaching: Instructional Model. Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/gse_pubs/562
Date Posted: 26 January 2021