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# Teacher and Classroom Connections Videos

Connecting with other CMP teachers. The Teacher Connection Videos consist of CMP teachers sharing their planning and reflecting thoughts on the Launch, Explore, or Summary phases of a specific CMP Problem.

The Classroom Connection Videos include a deeper look into the teacher's classroom during that Problem.

## General

Assessments in CMP
Classroom Connection

### Prime Time

Prime Time Problem 2.2 Launch
Presented by Katy Calderon
Classroom Connection

Problem 2.3 Launch
Bagging Snacks: Choosing Common Multiples or Common Factors
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Problem 2.3 Summary
Bagging Snacks
Presented by Jennifer Kruger
Teacher Connection

Problem 3.4 Explore
Unraveling the Locker Problem
Presented by Katy Calderon
Teacher Connection

Problem 4.2 Launch
Using the Distributive Property
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Comparing Bits and Pieces

Problem 1.2 Explore
Fundraising Thermometers: Introducing Ratios
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Problem 1.4 Launch
Measuring Progress
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Problem 1.5 Launch
Comparing Fundraising Goals: Using Fractions and Ratios
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Problem 2.2 Launch
Unequal Shares: Using Ratios and Fractions
Presented by Jim Mamer
Classroom Connection

Problem 2.2 Explore
Unequal Shares: Using Ratios and Fractions
Presented by Jim Mamer
Classroom Connection

Problem 2.2 Summary
Unequal Shares: Using Ratios and Fractions
Presented by Katy Calderon
Classroom Connection

Problem 4.1 Launch
Who is the Best? Making Sense of Percents
Presented by Jennifer Kruger
Teacher Connection

Problem 4.2 Launch
Genetic Traits
Presented by Farah Mahimwall
Classroom Connection

Problem 4.2 Explore
Genetic Traits
Presented by Farah Mahimwall
Classroom Connection

Problem 4.2 Summary
Genetic Traits
Presented by Farah Mahimwall
Classroom Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Let's Be Rational

Problem 2.1 Launch
How Much of the Pan Have We Sold?
Presented by Katy Calderon
Teacher Connection

Problem 3.3 Explore
Sharing a Prize: Dividing a Fraction by a Whole Number
Presented by Jennifer Kruger
Teacher Connection

Problem 3.3 Summary
Sharing a Prize: dividing a Fraction by a Whole Number
Presented by Jennifer Kruger
Teacher Connection

Problem 4.2 Summary
Multiplication and Division Fact Families
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Covering and Surrounding

Problem 1.1 Summary
Designing Bumper-Car Rides: Area and Perimeter
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Problem 1.3 Summary
Fencing in Spaces
Presented by Jennifer Kruger
Teacher Connection

Problem 3.1 Launch
Parallelograms and Triangles
Presented by Katy Calderon
Teacher Connection

Problem 4.2 Explore
Filling Boxes:Finding Volume
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Decimal Ops

Problem 1.3 Explore
Take a Hike
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Problem 4.1 Explore
What's the Tax on This Item?
Presented by Jennifer Kruger
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Variables and Patterns

Problem 1.3 Explore
From Lewes to Chincoteague Island
Presented by Katy Calderon
Teacher Connection

Problem 1.3 Summary
From Lewes to Chincoteague Island
Presented by Katy Calderon
Teacher Connection

Problem 2.1 Summary
Renting Bicycles: Independent and Dependent Variables
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Problem 3.3 Launch
Group Discounts and a Bonus Card
Presented by Jennifer Kruger
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

Problem 2.4 Summary
Who Else is in Your Household?
Presented by Jennifer Kruger
Teacher Connection

Problem 3.3 Launch
Is It Worth the Wait?
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Presented by
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### Shapes and Designs

Problem 1.4 Explore
Measuring Angles
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection

Problem 2.4 Explore
The Ins and Outs of Polygons
Presented by Chris Driscoll
Classroom Connection

Problem 2.4 Explore
The Ins and Outs of Polygons
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Problem 3.4 Launch
Parallel Lines and Transversals
Presented by Moira Sheehy
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Accentuate the Negative

Problem 1.4 Summary
In the Chips
Presented by Moira Sheehy
Teacher Connection

Problem 2.1 Launch
Presented by Rob Reynolds
Classroom Connection

Problem 2.1 Explore
Presented by Rob Reynolds
Classroom Connection

Problem 2.1 Summary
Presented by Rob Reynolds
Classroom Connection

Problem 2.4 Launch
Fact Families
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection

Problem 4.2 Launch
The Distributive Property
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection Video

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Stretching and Shrinking

Problem 2.2 Launch
Hats Off to the Wumps: Changing a Figure's Size and Location
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection Video

Problem 3.3 Explore
Designing Under Constraints
Presented by Moira Sheehy
Teacher Connection

Problem 4.3 Summary
Finding Missing Parts
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Comparing and Scaling

Problem 1.2 Explore
Mixing Juice
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection

Problem 2.2 Summary
Comparing the Pizza Prices: Scaling Rates
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection Video

Problem 3.3 Launch
Mixing It Up
Presented by Moira Sheehy
Teacher Connection

Problem 3.3 Summary
Pouches to Variables: Writing Equations
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection Video

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

Problem 1.3 Explore
Raising Money
Presented by Moira Sheehy
Teacher Connection

Problem 2.4 Explore
Connecting Tables, Graphs, and Equations
Presented by Sally Bennett
Classroom Connection

Problem 3.3 Explore
Pouches to Variables: writing Equations
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### What Do You Expect

Problem 2.1 Summary
Predicting to Win
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection

Problem 3.3 Launch
Squaring a Circle to Find Its Area
Presented by Jim Mamer
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Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Filling and Wrapping

Problem 2.3 Explore
Slicing Prisms and Pyramids
Presented by Moira Sheehy
Teacher Connection

Problem 4.4 Summary
Filling Cones and Spheres
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Samples and Populations

Problem 1.2 Launch
Which Team is Most Successful?
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection

Problem 2.3 Summary
Choosing Random Samples
Presented by Moira Sheehy
Teacher Connection Video

Problem 3.4 Explore
Estimating a Deer Population: Using Samples to Estimate the Size of a Population
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
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### Thinking with Mathematical Models

Problem 1.2 Explore
Bridge Length and Strength
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Problem 1.2 Summary
Bridge Length and Strength
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Problem 2.3 Explore
Tree Top Fun
Presented by Melanie Del Grosso
Classroom Connection

Problem 5.2 Summary
Politics of Girls and Boys: Analyzing Data in Two-Way Tables
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection Video

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Looking for Pythagoras

Problem 2.4 Launch
Cube Roots
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection

Problem 3.3 Launch
Finding Distances
Presented by Sara Jones
Classroom Connection

Problem 3.3 Explore
Finding Distances
Presented by Sara Jones
Classroom Connection

Problem 3.3 Summary
Finding Distances
Presented by Sara Jones
Classroom Connection

Problem 3.2 Launch
A Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem
Presented by Sara Jones
Classroom Connection

Problem 5.2 Summary
Analyzing Triangles
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Growing, Growing, Growing

Problem 1.1 Explore
Making Ballots: Introducing Exponential Functions
Presented by Sara Jones
Teacher Connection Video

Problem 3.2 Summary
Investing for the Future: Growth Rates
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection Video

Problem 4.1 Launch
Making Smaller Ballots: Introducing Exponential Decay
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection Video

### Frogs, Fleas, and Painted Cubes

Problem 2.1 Explore
Trading Land: Representing Areas of Rectangle
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection Video

Problem 3.2 Explore
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection

Problem 4.1 Launch
Tracking a Ball: Interpreting a Table and an Equation
Presented by Shawn Towle
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Butterflies, Pinwheels, and Wallpaper

Problem 1.4 Summary
Properties of Transformations
Presented by Shawn Towle
Teacher Connection Video

Problem 3.5 Launch
Parallel Lines, Transversals, and Angle Sums
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection

Problem 4.2 Explore
Return of Super Sleuth: Similarity Transformations
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection Video

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Say It With Symbols

Problem 1.3 Explore
The Community Pool Problem: Interpreting Expressions
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection Video

Problem 3.3 Launch
Presented by Sara Jones
Teacher Connection

Problem 4.3 Explore
Presented by Jim Mamer
Teacher Connection Video

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### It's In The System

Problem 2.2 Launch
Taco Truck Lunch
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection

Problem 3.3 Summary
Operating at a Profit: Systems of Line and Curves
Presented by Sara Jones
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
Teacher Connection

### Function Junction

Problem 1.5 Summary
Inverse Functions
Presented by Mary Beth Schmitt
Teacher Connection Video

Problem 3.4 Explore
Getting From Here to There: Transforming y=x2
Presented by Shawn Towle
Teacher Connection

Meeting Students' Needs
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