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Using Creativity to Boost Young Children's Mathematical Thinking (MindShift)

I am SUPER excited to share this article with you!

MindShift author, Deborah Kris, did a spectacular job. She asked thought provoking questions that encouraged me to continue to research mathematics and creativity, and to reflect again upon my beliefs and practice. 99 more words

Natural Patterns

Much of the natural world seems like it’s all up to chance. The weather on any given day can feel about as predictable as the sequence of numbers rolled by a hundred twenty-sided dice. 587 more words


Precursory Exercises in Vector Calculus (Lindgren)

If the vector is ten units long and points east, and the vector is five units long and points 45º northeast, how do we determine the length and direction of the vectors and ? 32 more words


Why does the sky bleed?

The above photograph shows the view from my bedroom on a winters morning. It is one of the traits of any scientist when they see something like this to stop and affirm in their mind they know what is really happening. 577 more words

Success: More or Less?

“The traditional school often functions as a collection of independent contractors united by a common parking lot.”   ~Robert Eaker~

After a move to a new school in September and, what could only be described as an interesting fall, I’m starting to feel a little more settled with my (not so) new surroundings.

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Educational Leadership

Reading the Comics, November 27, 2015: 30,000 Edition

By rights, if this installment has any title it should be “confident ignorance”. That state appears in many of the strips I want to talk about. 1,168 more words