At the beginning of August, we finished a wonderful book study of Dr. Nicki Newton’s Guided Math in Action. Over the course of the study, Dr. Nicki contacted us and offered to help in any way she could–SO we asked followers to send us their burning questions. You can click here to read Dr. Nicki’s […]

## Guided Math in Action Book Study — Chapter 7

Welcome back! Chapter 7 of Guided Math in Action is all about building students’ mathematical proficiency and how guided math is the ideal framework for doing so. Dr. Nicki outlines the five components of mathematical proficiency and how to teach each. I have included a summary of each, as presented by Dr. Nicki, and have […]

## Guided Math in Action Book Study — Chapter 6

Chapter 6 was a short one, but with lots of information. This is a great chapter for anyone just beginning guided math or needing a little tune up. Dr. Nicki outlines a framework for guided math lessons: Presenting the Mini-Lesson Hook students–make a connection to past, present, or future learning. The focus of the lesson […]

## Guided Math in Action Book Study — Chapter 5

Today we are here to discuss Chapter 5 from Dr. Nicki’s Guided Math in Action book. We are only discussing one chapter today, and what a great chapter it is! Question 1: What types of pre-assessments do you use? What new ideas have you gathered from this chapter? I have struggled for YEARS trying […]

## Guided Math in Action Book Study — Chapters 3 & 4

Hello! Welcome back to our Guided Math in Action book study. Today we are discussing and reflecting upon chapters 3 & 4. Chapter Three This chapter is all about preparing your kids for math workshop/guided math from the very first day of school. It’s important to get off to a good start. Dr. Nicki recommends […]

## Guided Math in Action Book Study — Chapters 1 & 2

Good day to you! Back with you to discuss chapters 1 & 2 of Guided Math in Action by Dr. Nicki Newton.As we begin this book study, we look forward to hearing how each of you transacts with the text—what makes you think, what connections you make, what questions arise, what plans are put in […]