My grant team and I were working on ideas for our project (Practice-Driven PD). We’ve been thinking about how to create small suggestions for teachers to enhance their algebra instruction. This week our conversation was about using worked examples with students (if you want to read a great report on algebra instruction check out this … Continue reading 180 Ideas: #20 Rate & Review
I have the good fortune to attend and speak at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching Conference (CAMT) this week in San Antonio, Texas. Here is a bit more about my sessions and also handouts for each of them. Formative Assessment Through Student Choice July 14th 8:15-9:30 Hemisfair Ballroom C3 Providing students with … Continue reading CAMT 2022
Taking spin classes has got me thinking about my preferences for instruction and how this might relate to our students’ preferences. Continue reading What Spin Class has Taught me about Teaching
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
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
Here’s a math problem I thought of when I was driving today involving points and lines. Continue reading Points and Lines
When students are learning a new concept we tend to define the concept and give some examples. Consider right angles, we might first define them as angles that are 90 degrees and then show some examples like these: This idea is all about going just one step further by adding in some creative non-examples. Non-examples … Continue reading 180 Ideas: #3 Creative Non-Examples