Upscale Pattern Block Provocation
Here’s an Upscale Pattern Block provocation to try in a classroom or at home, with your own set of blocks. It take 4 small triangles to build a medium [...]
The Teflon Problem
Let’s say you’re in the business of selling cookware to people, and you actually care about them a lot. You want to get them the best pots and pans [...]
Integrity over Fidelity
In the recent, excellent article for EdReports, 3 Common Misconceptions About High Quality Instructional Materials, author Janna Chan makes a distinction [...]
In Defense of Recess
From a 2015 article on Orlando schools mandating 20 minutes of recess per day for students The pandemic has been hard on everyone connected to schools. [...]
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.
Am I a mathematician?
There’s discussion these days on who gets called a mathematician. Part of the goal is to offer a corrective to an existing bias: the cultural image of [...]