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Winter 2019 Book Study

This book study is complete.  Thanks to all who participated!

Welcome to the Routines for Reasoning Book Study!

Anyone with an interest in improving student understanding is welcome to participate!

Here is a flyer with additional information.  If you have any questions, please e-mail atomicbookclub@gmail.com

Discussion prompts will be posted weekly, per the schedule listed below (began January 5, 2019).

Routines for Reasoning

Publisher's Companion Website

Ordering Info & Sample Chapter

Be sure to purchase your copy of the book soon so you can join the online discussion!

To register and participate in our Book Study,

click here:


VIDEO - March 13, 2019 Author Q & A Webinar with Grace Kelemanik:

Routines for Reasoning

Chapter Titles

  • Chapter 1 - Using the Math Practices as a Means to Provide Access to Rich Mathematical Reasoning
  • Chapter 2 - Instructional Routines: A Vehicle for Developing Mathematical Practices in All Students
  • Chapter 3 - Capturing Quantities: An Instructional Routine to Support Students Reasoning Abstractly and Quantitatively
  • Chapter 4 - Connecting Representations: An Instructional Routine to Support Students Thinking About and with Mathematical Structure
  • Chapter 5 - Recognizing Repetition: An Instructional Routine to Support Students’ Repeated Reasoning
  • Chapter 6 - Three Reads: An Instructional Routine to Support Students Entering and Sustaining Thinking in a Problem
  • Chapter 7 - Making It Routine: Implementing Instructional Routines

Book Study Tentative Schedule

 Week of  
 January 5-11, 2019  Chapter 1                          
 January 12-18                       Chapter 2                                                   
 January 19-25  [Catch up / Week off (MLK Day)]
 January 26 - February 1  Chapter 3
 February 2-8  Chapter 4
 February 9-15  Chapter 5
 February 16-22  [Catch up / Week off (Presidents Day)]
 February 23 - March 1  Chapter 6
 March 2-15  Chapter 7
    MARCH 13 @ 6 PM

WEBINAR AUTHOR TALK.  (See recording above.)

 March 16-22 Wrap Up and Feedback

Click here for the book study participation page:


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