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"Being Sal Khan" and Other Attempts to Apply Reciprocal Teaching to Math Class

Way back in my days of guided student teaching (sadly, a phase of the teacher training process that is now considered optional,) I learned to use… 753 more words


Math Instruction Resources for Middle School

Our district is making the transition to Common Core Math, to include a new Math Adoption.  (Woohoo- it’s been TOO Long!)  This summer I’ve begun collecting resources for my math department to help us as we work together.  253 more words


* MathCoach Interactive

MathCoach Interactive is an ambitious site with a huge amount of resources for teaching elementary mathematics.  It has two basic paths for students: one is module based (Topic Progressions), which starts with a pre-assessment and allows the program to determine the next steps.  866 more words

Special Education

Rethink Math Homework as Opportunity not Chore

I rarely get the chance to blog about math so I’m very grateful for these #TalkMath chats that inspire me to share math ideas! Tonight’s chat is about homework in math which I think is a fabulous topic to talk about as we begin a new year. 1,091 more words

Tech Integration

Shout it from the Roof Tops!

Current research helps us understand what high achieving math students do and it is most interesting, in fact Jo Boaler tells us it is worth shouting from the rooftops so here it is: 481 more words

Professional Learning

Living Math . . .Is it Possible? - On Purpose and Intentional Living-including Mathematics by Christina Pittman

In an effort to make this applicable to the greater audience, I won’t insert much of my own personal journey with math, but you should know this nugget about our family and math: We  719 more words