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 [...]
What we mean when we say “Anyone can do math”
We need to unpack the phrase, and attendant phrases, that are so popular today, and that are in some ways so radical and unintuitive that we both believe and [...]