What do people mean when they say math is black and white? Also, is math as clear cut as many like to believe. Find out my thoughts in this video. Continue reading Is Math Black and White?
The first of 4 parts of a keynote talk I gave for the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics. This one talks about learning styles and confronting myths. Continue reading MCTM Keynote Part 1
The importance of giving yourself (and your students) space and time to do important work. Continue reading 180 Ideas: #18 The Zero Day
Quick ideas for a lesson based on a recent Radiolab episode related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading Radiolab-Based Math Lesson
Here are some ideas to get to know more about the community in which we teach. This might be particularly useful for student teachers who are about to start their internships. Continue reading 180 Ideas: #17 Know the Community
A short post to remind you to reflect before you leave for break. Continue reading 180 Ideas: #16 Reflect
Rethinking how I give feedback to try to change what my students focus on. Continue reading 180 Ideas: #15 Don’t Put a Grade on it
Getting to know the folks in your building is important and the start of the school year is a great time to do it. Continue reading 180 Ideas: #14 Know the Staff
Here are some of my thoughts on the annual summer reflection and readjustment process.
Continue reading Reflect and Readjust