A complete list of UFAC – FA Tools / FA Processes

 

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Component

Theme

Meta-theme

Literature Review

68a

Teacher helps students fill in their background knowledge by teaching precursor skills and/or content

Content

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86

Teacher is clear about the intended curriculum that supports each standard (ds)

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127

Teacher has deep knowledge of content (Teacher have deep understanding of content/domain) (ds)

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163

Teacher participates in a program of sustained professional development and support that concentrates on domain knowledge (ds)

Content

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169

Teacher provides challenging math content for all math activities (e.g. homework, seatwork, discussions, group work, etc.)

Content

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219

Teacher understands how various pieces of the curriculum fit together (ds)

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237

Teacher collaborates to gain deeper insight about curricular resources

Content

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39

Teacher structures class so that students regularly plan to learn strategies in response to feedback.

Student actions

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42

Students work on problems that are non-routine, multi-dimensional, dynamic, and partly open-ended (HHL)

Student actions

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106

Students evaluate content being taught and ask questions to advance their understanding (M&W, 2008)

Student actions

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147b

Teacher encourages students to persevere in solving problems by modeling this perseverance (LearningToBe)

Student actions

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148b

Teacher models and encourages students to uses a large collection of problem-solving techniques or strategies (heuristics) (LearningToBe)

Student actions

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187b

Teacher provides students the opportunity to practice transforming things, connecting things in unexpected ways, inventing new images, creating new artifacts, and surprising themselves and others with what they can do (HHL)

Student actions

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194

Teacher provides the opportunity for students to models mathematics (LearningToBe)

Student actions

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195b

Teacher provides the opportunity for students to participate in a community of practice, where less experienced learners can work alongside more experienced peers as well as skilled adult mentors in real roles recognized by that community (HHL)

Student actions

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200b

Teacher provides time for students to reason, question, and struggle. The teacher provides scaffolding but doesn't do the thinking for students.

Student actions

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211b

Teacher requires students to draw on personal experience and use the tools of a discipline in creative and generative ways, to practice applying tools and make them their own (HHL)

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246

Students frame and express a researchable question. (PH)

Student actions

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247

Students undertake an investigation of a self-selected researchable question. (PH)

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248

Students gather data about a self-selected researchable question. (PH)

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249

Students effectively analyze and draw conclusions from the evidence collected from their self-selected researchable question. (PH)

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250

Students clearly discuss the implications of the conclusions for answering their self-selected researchable question and pose new questions (PH)

Student actions

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