BERCS Cards and Tasks engage learners through visual spatial models that allow them to “see” number and number relationships. The BERCS FOCUS IS THINKING WHILE YOU LEARN.
Thinking makes the remembering stick.
Think about Number
Think about shape and space
In a Thinking101 classroom, the teacher focuses on student thinking & reasoning. Discussion, debate, DELIBERATE TEACHING.
In a Thinking 101 Classroom, the teacher knows that visual spatial models support learning that lasts. Students build recall of facts alongside the ability to reason and apply them in new situations and problems.
In a thinking classroom, students know how to learn, how to recall and apply what they learn, how to explain what they are learning and how to challenge themselves in their own learning.
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Geri , Your materials that connect the imagery of of Area models to multiplication and beyond are awesome –
And so perfect for setting up the work for Junior- Senior High. Incredible alignment.
This is all streamlined so beautifully. Love the flexible thinking this encourages – demands! – and the common sense approaches it develops. James Tanton, PhD