I hate using tests and I don’t know what to do about it.
There, I said it. I hate tests. I am not just referring to the standardized tests, which have their place, blah, blah, blah…or so we are told. 718 more words
This writing is a discussion and speculation on why I think fractions are so hard. I say speculating, yet when this was presented in class, the speculation was transformed into reality based on what students said. 1,033 more words
In search of all great lessons, I stumbled across Robert Kaplinsky’s Zoolander lesson, which was created for the concept of scale. Although teaching scale was months away when I discovered the Zoolander lesson, I immediately created slides and customized the lesson so that I would not forget about it. 1,289 more words
When I was in school, all of my math classes were taught in the same manner. First, the teacher wrote a math problem on the chalkboard that he or she copied directly from the example section of the textbook that we all had access to. 1,466 more words