an instructional routine to promote sensemaking about data
Our Time Together
Slow Reveal Graph – Participant Link
If you want to review the slow reveal graph we did together…
Slow Reveal Graph – Facilitator Link
If you want to run your own Desmos activity of the slow reveal graph we did together…
Slides from Maths Circle session
For the slides from our session…
Play with More Slow Reveal Graphs
- What types of questions would you ask?
- How do the questions help…
- uncover thinking?
- probe thinking?
- consolidate thinking?
- deepen and extend thinking?
How do we navigate SlowRevealGraphs.com?
Watch Dan Meyer, Bethany Lockhart Johnson, and guest Jenna Laib engage in a slow reveal graph on Season 1, Episode 3 of Amplify’s Math Teacher Lounge.
Dan then modeled the technique with an 8th grade class in episode 5.
What are slow reveal graphs? (The 3 Minute Version!)
Blog Post Primer
- Chris Hunter wrote an article about Slow Reveal Graphs for Vector, the math journal for BCAMT (British Columbia Association of Math Teachers).
- Three professors at Grand Valley State University (Kristen Taurence, Tamara Shreiner, and Bradford Dykes) wrote an article about Slow Reveal Graphs in history classes for Statistics Teacher (23 March 2022).
- Introductory blog posts:
- Brian Bushart, “Trick or Treat!“
- Brian Bushart, “The Slow Reveal“
- Ben Orlin, “What Graphs Reveal (If You Give Them Time)“
- Jenna Laib, “Why is the math teacher here for social studies class?“
- Jenna Laib, “Notice, Feel, Wonder, and Act: How Can Data Inspire Us to Help?“*
- Jenna Laib, “Using Video to Reflect on Practice, Student Agency, and Identity“*
- Chris Hunter, “New York Times: What’s Going On In This Graph?“
*includes video clips of students in action