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A Powerful Tool for Both Learners & Teachers

Larry Ferlazzo invited me to answer this question on his Ed Week Teacher blog: “What is an instructional strategy and/or teaching concept that you think is under-used/under-appreciated in the classroom that you think should be practiced more widely?”  702 more words

Math Ed

Cookie Cutters and Snow: A Winter Exploration with Shapes

There is snow outside, but what if there is not enough to make a snowman? Get out those cookie cutters and make some shapes!

It was still a cold day and the kids wanted to play with the snow. 230 more words

18 Months To 3 Years Old

Gifts for the Gifted 2017 - Dog Pile

A few years ago, I thought I would help out the parents of my gifted and talented students by writing about some games, toys, or books that I thought might make good purchases during the holiday season.   387 more words


10 Playful Spatial Reasoning Provocations

As our kindergarten team continues to learn more about children and their development in spatial thinking and reasoning, we are continually searching for and creating meaningful provocations and experiences where children can construct their own learning in this area. 1,171 more words

Play-based Learning

Leaving Room for Question Asking

NOTE: This post was originally published at my other blog  April 15, 2017.

How much of the math you do in your classroom is based on someone else’s questions? 630 more words

Math Ed

Notes from a #movingmath Summer Classroom

I am so excited to share the work of Lisa Ormsbee at Fairhill School in Dallas, Texas  who has spent the past two weeks running a math and movement summer enrichment camp using resources from… 1,064 more words

Math Ed