## 180 Ideas: #12 Do the Problems

It may seem obvious, but we really should do the problems we assign before we assign them to students. Continue reading 180 Ideas: #12 Do the Problems

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## 180 Ideas: #12 Do the Problems

## Notes: But Why Though?!?

## 180 Ideas: #11 Leave Something Behind

## 180 Ideas #6: Norms

## 180 Ideas: #4 Choose your own Strategy

## 180 Ideas: #1 The Flex Day

## 180 Ideas: The Premise

Thoughts on the teaching and learning of mathematics

It may seem obvious, but we really should do the problems we assign before we assign them to students. Continue reading 180 Ideas: #12 Do the Problems

Introducing a new mini-series on notes and the mathematics classroom. In this series I’ll do a deep dive into answering, but why though?!? in reference to note taking. Continue reading Notes: But Why Though?!?

Where have all the mathematical representations gone? In this post, I write about some questions and thoughts regarding student and teacher records of practice. Continue reading 180 Ideas: #11 Leave Something Behind

Start the year out right by developing and sharing norms with your students. Continue reading 180 Ideas #6: Norms

As a teacher, sometimes I was pretty good at showing students lots of different ways to solve a problem. I often wasn’t so good at asking them to make sense of when to use these strategies, hence Idea #4: Choose your own strategy. Once students have developed some understanding of different ways to approach a … Continue reading 180 Ideas: #4 Choose your own Strategy

When I was a new teacher I planned my year out with the help of my district and textbook pacing guides. I knew I needed to get through X number of chapters in X weeks. I typically started by mapping out how far I needed to get through by midterm, then I put in the … Continue reading 180 Ideas: #1 The Flex Day

I taught high school mathematics in Orlando, Florida. My first day in the classroom was literally my first day in the classroom. I had earned a B.S. in mathematics with a minor in anthropology at the University of Florida. As a first generation college student, I knew I should go to college, but I wasn’t … Continue reading 180 Ideas: The Premise