MTH 110 is an Intermediate Algebra course that explores topics typically found in Algebra I and II. Most of the students have seen the content before but for some reason it did not stick (nobody's fault, just a fact). Instead of simply re-teaching the topics, we are using the content to extend our understanding of what it means to

**do**mathematics.
One of the ways we are attending to the mathematical process is by making our thinking visible is through Metacognitive Memoirs. Because this is a new approach to many of my students, I spend a good portion of Flight School (the first three weeks of the semester) developing the idea of how we can go beyond showing our work. This past week, I facilitated a workshop that demonstrated one way to share our thinking.

**Schema Activation**: Predict how many small cubes are in Step 43

from Visual Patterns |

**Focus**: NCTM Process Standards

As I share my thinking, please keep track of where I am attending to the bullet points associated with these processes