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Why Math Matters in STEM

Like so many educators, I am very excited about the blending of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math into what we loving call STEM. While there are lots of reasons to be excited about STEM education, I wonder about two important things: 96 more words

* Blogging A-Z wrap up and more

Thanks to Nerd in the Brain, I discovered that I should leave some feedback on April’s Blogging A-Z challenge.  I loved every post of it, probably because I was in one of my favorite modes: catch up!   130 more words

Twice Exceptional

Fluid Hundred Charts-100 Tiles

This next week, I will be giving two presentations at the Ontario Association of Mathematics Educators conference in Toronto. One will be on using fluid hundred charts, which is essentially using 100 numbered tiles to teach about number sense concepts. 35 more words


Elementary Math Methods Post 3

O2-Offer appropriate challenge in the content area. [1]

While working on my showcase lesson I began to focus on differentiation. Although I think that I could have differentiated more if I were using the workshop model for my math lesson, I made a point to co-teach and used my mentor teacher to pull a small group and provide extension to the lesson being taught to the whole group. 394 more words

Principles Of Hope

Internship - Challenging Curriculum

Cite the Standard:

O – Offer an organized and challenging curriculum.

To demonstrate a positive impact on student learning, teacher-candidates…

O2 – Offer appropriate challenge in the content area. 521 more words

Principles Of HOPE

Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Math)

As part of a Math AQ course, I put together this Dos and Don’ts list for things to consider when working with students with autism. Many of the suggestions can be applied to more than math instruction. 460 more words