I’m fascinated by large numbers. They are a big part of our lives in so many ways, but they are so hard to visualize and understand. There aren’t many things we can touch or see a million of at once. I am also interested in wealth inequality and personal finance. I’ve brought all of these … Continue reading Lifetime Earnings of a Teacher
Students are brilliant, we just have to design a learning environment that allows them to evidence their brilliance! How might we allow students what and how they want to share their mathematics thinking online? In this short video I show some ideas using Google slides.
Continue reading Evidencing Students’ Brilliance – Online
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?
Click here to receive the handouts from my Building Math Minds Virtual Summit Presentation Continue reading Building Math Minds Virtual Summit
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