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
Many of set goals for our students but shouldn’t we encourage students to set their own goals for their math learning as well? Here are some ways to support students in the process of setting and revisiting goals in the math classroom. Continue reading 180 Ideas: #13 Students’ Goals
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
Reduced Fat Milk and Milkfat Here’s an activity that my friend Nic Vitale and I wrote for MTMS‘ Math for Real and then found out that they had published something similar (Bu & Marjanovich, 2017) so they decided not to publish our article. It’s funny that Nic contacted me about this situation and we wrote it … Continue reading Percentages and Milk
Here’s a math problem I thought of when I was driving today involving points and lines. Continue reading Points and Lines
In this final post of my miniseries on notes, I look deeper into what a new way of note-taking might entail. I include three guiding principles for my process and the reasons for each of these principles. Continue reading Rethinking Note-Taking