Mathematics with Mrs. Keller

Quote About Mathematics
Mrs. Keller has been teaching mathematics for the past 16 years and strongly believes that all students are mathematicians and, therefore, should consistently engage in the 8 Standards of Mathematical Practice.
  1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
  2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively
  3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others
  4. Model with mathematics
  5. Use appropriate tools strategically
  6. Attend to precision
  7. Look for and make use of structure
  8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning
Additionally, Mrs. Keller believes that mathematicians make sense of problems, justify their conclusions, and use their conclusions to generalize.

Mathematical Habits of Mind

Mathematical Habits of Interaction

Make Mathematical Representations

Engage in Metacognition/Reflection

Look for Regularity/Patterns/Structure

Make Connections

Use Mistakes and Stuck Points

Persevere and Seek More

Listen to Understand

Ask Genuine Questions

Respect Private Reasoning Time

Explore Multiple Pathways

Compare Logic and Ideas

Critique and Debate

Recognize Math Reasoning as the Authority

Explain Your Reasoning