ASPECT #1: Is there a focus on a big idea to develop conceptual understanding?
Professional Learning Resource: : Here's a website that focuses on professional learning activities based on evidence-based strategies. One great section is on the importance of identifying misconceptions.
Click on the image to find the website of the "Developing a Rich Network of Mathematical Knowledge" by the Educational Endowment Foundation"
"Subitising Through the Early Years" The following article provides detailed information about the critical skill of subitising, which is a part of "Trusting the Count". There are lots of illustrations of the concept, along with activities that teachers could use.
Explanation of the Interview for Student Reasoning
"Teaching with the Big Ideas in Mathematics". Fabulous resource from the Victorian Department of Education Click here to download
ASPECT #2 Are we designing challenging tasks that provide opportunities for a range of responses?
ASPECT #3 How should we plan Number Talks? There is a reading and viewing for this aspect.