Deconstruct the experience. What are the three acts of this story? What were the teacher moves? How is it different than the same kind of problem in a textbook?
How do you maximize student engagement here?
What tools, information, and resources, and help will students need from you?
How do we validate their answer?
Whenever I’m sitting in your seat, sitting through some kind of professional development, I often feel a burning, secret skepticism, something that I keep to myself. I’m inviting you here to make that skepticism or question known (anonymously) to the rest of us.
— What is the hook?
— Can I make that question guessable?
— Can I illustrate it?
— Can I remove information to be added later?
— Can I validate their math?
— How could I extend this with a “sequel?”