Integrity over Fidelity
In the recent, excellent article for EdReports, 3 Common Misconceptions About High Quality Instructional Materials, author Janna Chan makes a distinction [...]
4 Reasons Play and Math Go Together
There’s a huge, untapped possibility to improve math teaching and learning that is more playful and more rigorous than how most of us learned the subject back in the day.
Here’s how I know, and how to make it happen.
Conjectures and Counterexamples 1
Some natural conjectures about 1-2 Nim The person who goes first wins. The person who goes second wins. Who wins depends on how many counters there are. It [...]
Rich Learning in Math Class
When I lead professional development, I focus on easy-to-implement changes first. Using openers and games are usually my first takeaways for teachers. When [...]
Can’t let it go
I had a lovely experience last spring after a workshop with elementary teachers in a nearby school district. I thought I’d share. It began with saying yes to [...]
Nine Points on Rich Math Tasks
I recently submitted an article on getting the most out of rich math tasks to Vector, the journal of the BC Association of Math Teachers. I’m posting just my [...]