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 Mr. Willmarth’s email:
mwillmarth@nvusd.org
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(how to get credit for late work)
(checking Aeries for missing assignments)

 

Today’s classwork and home study

Wednesday, January 20
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Today you will work on the STAR Math Check-up. (Details in Google Classroom)

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning):
    • 4 Dreambox lessons this week.
    • Work on any missing assignments in Mathspace, Google Classroom, and Dreambox.
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You need to fill this out any time you want to leave class while you are at school for in-person learning

Guideline for return to in-person learning

 

Past classwork and home study
Tuesday, January 19
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Today you will work on the STAR Math Check-up. (Details in Google Classroom)

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning):
    • 4 Dreambox lessons this week.
    • Work on any missing assignments in Mathspace, Google Classroom, and Dreambox.


Thursday, January 14 / Friday, January 15
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Today you will review one-step equations using Mathspace.

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning):
    • Flipped classroom lesson – Review one-step equations 4.02 [due in one week] (Mathspace lesson and practice) Please be sure to read the lesson and do the lesson practice problems before you start the adaptive practice problems.

 

Wednesday, January 13
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Today you will work on more math puzzles

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning):
    • Five lessons in Dreambox for week
    • Catch up on any missing Mathspace, Google Classroom, or Dreambox lessons

 

Monday, January 11 / Tuesday, January 12, 2021
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning):
    • Five lessons in Dreambox for week

 

Thursday, Dec. 17 / Friday, Dec. 18
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Today you will continue to work on computer coding.

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning):
    • Five lessons in Dreambox this week

 

Have a great, safe Winter Break See you in 2021!

Holiday Spirit Week 

Please help us see how many students might be interested in the Redwood Disc Golf Club by filling out this survey form.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 16
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning):
    • Flipped classroom lesson –Finish the Flappy Bird coding we worked on today in class.
    • Five lessons in Dreambox this week

 

Monday, Dec. 14 / Tuesday, Dec. 15
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Today we will work on evaluating algebraic expressions and identifying and writing equations.

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning):
    • Flipped classroom lesson – Evaluating algebraic expressions [due Wednesday] (Google Classroom).
    • Five lessons in Dreambox this week

 

Thursday, Dec. 10 / Friday, Dec. 11
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Today we will practice solving problems with algebraic expressions.

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning):
    • Flipped classroom lesson – Identifying and writing equations 4.01 [due in one week] (Mathspace lesson and practice) Please be sure to read the lesson and do the lesson practice problems before you start the adaptive practice problems.
    • Five lessons in Dreambox this week

 

Wednesday, Dec. 9
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Today you will practice writing expressions in factored, distributed, and simplified forms.

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning):
    • Distributive property practice (Google Classroom) – some additional practice for what we did in class today.
    • Five lessons in Dreambox this week

 

Monday, Dec. 7 / Tuesday, Dec. 8
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Discuss weekly missing assignment emails and use of missing assignment log.
    • Today you will practice further with the distributive property.

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning):
    • Finish the Mathspace algebraic expressions lessons
    • Five lessons in Dreambox this week

 

Thursday, Dec. 3 / Friday, Dec. 4
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Today we will discuss using the distributive property with expressions that have algebraic terms

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning):
    • Flipped classroom lesson – Rewriting expressions to understand relationships 3.03 (Mathspace lesson and practice) Please be sure to read the lesson and do the lesson practice problems before you start the adaptive practice problems.

 

 

Wednesday, Dec. 2
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Aeries self-check
    • More simplifying algebraic expressions, story problems.          

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning):
    • Complete at least 30 minutes of Dreambox learning.

 

Monday, Nov. 30 / Tuesday, Dec. 1
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Simplifying algebraic expressions, story problems.     

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – The distributive property with algebraic terms 3.02 (Mathspace lesson and practice) Please be sure to read the lesson and do the lesson practice problems before you start the adaptive practice problems.

 

Friday, Nov. 20
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Be sure to fill out this attendance form. (Yesterday many students were marked absent because they did not fill out the attendance form.)
    • Today’s lesson is on Simplifying algebraic expressions.
      • Here is the Simplifying algebraic expression video lesson.
      • There are practice problems in the video lesson, so you will need your spiral for both notes and to work on the problems.
      • When you finish the video lesson use the rest of the class period to finish the Simplifying algebraic expressions 3.01 (Mathspace) that was assigned on Monday.
      • If you finish all of your math work please work on assignments from other classes.

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Complete at least 30 minutes of additional Dreambox learning.

 

Thursday, Nov. 19
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Mr. Willmarth is in a meeting today and he has left the following instructions:
      • Be sure to fill out this attendance form. (Yesterday many students were marked absent because they did not fill out the attendance form.)
      • Today’s lesson is on Simplifying algebraic expressions.
        • Here is the Simplifying algebraic expression video lesson.
        • There are practice problems in the video lesson, so you will need your spiral for both notes and to work on the problems.
        • When you finish the video lesson use the rest of the class period to finish the Simplifying algebraic expressions 3.01 (Mathspace) that was assigned on Monday.
        • If you finish all of your math work please work on assignments from other classes.

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Complete at least 30 minutes of additional Dreambox learning.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 18
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Mr. Willmarth is in a meeting today and he has left the following instructions for today:
      • Please start by filling out this attendance form.
      • Next, log into your Dreambox account and spend the rest of the period working on math lessons. (You will be earning a grade for completing at least 20 minutes of Dreambox during today’s class period and 30 minutes assigned as asynchronous time work outside of class.)

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Complete at least 30 minutes of additional Dreambox learning.

 

Monday, Nov. 16 / Tuesday, Nov. 17
New trimester – fresh start!

 

  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • More Converting fractions to decimals
  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – Simplifying algebraic expressions 3.01 (Mathspace lesson and practice) Please be sure to read the lesson and do the lesson practice problems before you start the adaptive practice problems.

 

Thursday, Nov. 12 / Friday, Nov. 13
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Discuss Converting fractions to decimals
  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – Converting Base 10 fractions (assigned in Google Classroom) After you do the odd problems be sure to check you work using the answer pages.
    • Catch up on missing work

LATE WORK DUE BY THIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13

 

Wednesday, Nov. 11 Veteran’s Day 
Monday, Nov. 9 / Tuesday, Nov. 10
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Discuss Practical problems with rational numbers 2.04
  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – Converting fractions to decimals 2.05 (Mathspace lesson and practice) Please be sure to read the lesson and do the lesson practice problems before you start the adaptive practice problems.
    • Catch up on missing work

 

Thursday, Nov. 5 / Friday, Nov. 6
    • Practical problems with rational numbers 2.04 {Mathspace} – read the lesson and complete the lesson practice problems
      • When you finish please work on missing assignments or Dreambox for the rest of the period.
    • Breakout room student conferencing

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Practical problems with rational numbers 2.04 – practice problems 
    • Catch up on missing work

 

Wednesday, Nov. 4
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • More Number talks
  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Work in Dreambox for at least 20 minutes
    • Catch up on missing work

 

Monday, Nov. 2 / Tuesday, Nov. 3
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Number talks

 

 

Thursday, Oct. 29 / Friday, Oct. 30
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Part 2 of Integer test (no calculators, open book / open notes)
      • The test is in Google Classroom
      • If you finish before the end of the period please work in Dreambox (you will find a Dreambox link on our Clever classroom page)

 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 28
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Part 1 of Integer test (no calculators, open book / open notes)
      • The test is in Google Classroom
      • If you finish before the end of the period please work in Dreambox (you will find a Dreambox link on our Clever classroom page)

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Work in Dreambox for at least 20 minutes
    • Catch up on missing work

 

Monday, Oct. 26 / Tuesday, Oct. 27
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Review of flipped classroom model
      • How to ask questions about the Home study lesson material
      • Guidelines for in-person learners
  • More work with decimals and fractions

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 

Open book / open notes Integer quiz on Wednesday (graded)

 

Thursday, Oct. 22 / Friday, Oct. 23
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • More work with decimals
  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Finish – Operations with fractions (Mathspace lesson and practice)
    • Finish – Finding common denominator, adding and subtracting unlike fractions (assigned in Google Classroom)

 

Wednesday, Oct. 21
  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – Finding common denominator, adding and subtracting unlike fractions (assigned in Google Classroom)

 

Monday, Oct. 19 / Tuesday, Oct. 20
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Operations with Decimals
  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 

 

Thursday, Oct. 15 / Friday, Oct. 16
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Simplifying numerical expressions involving integers
  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 14
  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Finish the Check for Understanding
    • Flipped classroom lesson – finish work on Simplifying numerical expressions involving integers (Mathspace lesson and practice)

 

Monday, Oct. 12 / Tuesday, Oct. 13
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Properties of operations with integers
  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – Order of Operations (assigned in Google Classroom)

 

Thursday, Oct. 8 / Friday, Oct. 9
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Practical problems with integers
  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – Simplifying numerical expressions involving integers (Mathspace lesson and practice). We will discuss this material during our next synchronous class time.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 7
  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – Place value (assigned in Google Classroom)

 

Tuesday, Oct. 6
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • STAR testing for math

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – catch up on any missing work.

 

Monday, Oct. 5
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Review work with integers

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – catch up on any missing work.

 

Friday, Oct. 2 School cancelled due to fires and air quality
Thursday, Oct. 1
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • STAR testing for math

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – The properties of operations with integers (Mathspace lesson and practice). We will discuss this material during our next synchronous class time.
    • Catch up on any missing work.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 30
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Introduction to Classkick (link in Google Classroom)
    • Multiplying and dividing integers

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Multiplying and dividing integers (assigned in Google Classroom)
    • Finish the take-home quiz – I have extended the due date for the Addition & subtraction of integers, absolute value (ungraded quiz in Mathspace). This assignment counts for 5 points in the Classwork and Home Study category.

 

Monday, Sept. 28 / Tuesday, Sept. 29
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Why a number of assignments were returned this weekend
    • Check for missing math assignments in Aeries
    • Teacher and student responsibilities in a flipped classroom
      • How students can keep up on what is due
    • Complete this survey to help me understand why you are not getting your Home study assignments completed

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – Practical problems with integers (Mathspace lesson and practice). We will discuss this material during our next synchronous class time.
    • Finish the take-home quiz – Addition & subtraction of integers, absolute value (ungraded quiz in Mathspace). This assignment counts for 5 points in the Classwork and Home Study category.

 

Thursday, Sept. 24 / Friday, Sept. 25
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Multiplication and division of integers

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Make sure you have caught up on any unfinished Mathspace lessons and practice, and any missing work in Google Classroom.
    • Take-home quiz – Addition & subtraction of integers, absolute value (ungraded quiz in Mathspace). This assignment counts for 5 points in the Classwork and Home Study category.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 23
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Check for Understanding – Addition & subtraction of integers, absolute value (Google classroom) 

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – finish Multiplication and division of integers (Mathspace lesson and practice). We will continue to discuss this material during our next synchronous class time.
    • Take-home quiz – Addition & subtraction of integers, absolute value (ungraded quiz in Mathspace). This assignment counts for 5 points in the Classwork and Home Study category.

 

Monday, Sept. 21 / Tuesday, Sept. 22
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Work completion – progress reports next week
    • Use of asynchronous time – Mathspace
    • Addition and subtraction of integers

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – Multiplication and division of integers (Mathspace lesson and practice). We will continue to discuss this material during our next synchronous class time.

 

Thursday, Sept. 17 / Friday, Sept. 18
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Integer subtraction

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Flipped classroom lesson – Adding and subtracting integers (see Google classroom for lesson). We will continue to discuss this material during our next synchronous class time.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 16

 

 

Monday, Sept. 14 / Tuesday, Sept. 15
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Discuss Addition and subtraction of integers

 

 

Thursday, Sept. 10 / Friday, Sept. 11
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):

 

Tuesday, Sept. 8 / Wednesday, Sept. 9
  • Classwork (synchronous time together):
    • Introduce Flipped Classroom (video)
    • Explore how to access lessons in Mathspace
    • Introduce Math Talk (if time allows)

 

Thursday, Sept. 3 / Friday, Sept. 4

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Do the Mathspace student tutorial (Mathspace website)
Tuesday, Sept 1 / Wednesday, Sept. 2

 

Friday, Aug. 28/ Monday, Aug. 31

 

  • Home study (asynchronous time – opportunity for self-paced learning): 
    • Continue the Math Exploration – Four 4s activity
    • Get some extra sleep

 

Wednesday, Aug. 26 / Thursday, Aug. 27
  • Classwork:
    • Check up on How to Learn Math: For Students, Lesson 1 – Knocking Down Myths Around Math
      • Any questions about accessing the lesson?
      • We will discuss lesson 1 next time we meet so be sure to finish it before then. You do not have two go on to the next lesson until I assign it later.
    • Four 4s activity
      • Find all the numbers from 1 to 20 using just four 4s and any math operations.
      • Complete the Four 4s activity in Classroom

 

Monday, Aug. 24 / Tuesday, Aug 25
  • Classwork:
    • Describe the first few days of school in three words or less
    • Check-in on Mathography progress
    • Math myths: Speed, the Math Mind, Mistakes
    • Introduction to youcubed class How to Learn Math: For Students
  • Home study: Spend at least 30 minutes working on the youcubed class  How to Learn Math: For Students
Thursday, Aug. 20 and Friday, Aug. 21
  • Classwork: Welcome to 7th grade math