Leadership & Goal Setting
Goal setting is an essential part of Instructional Leadership, yet also laden with many difficulties. What do we need to do to create meaningful goals?
Guided Reading for Math?
Why not build math comprehension of complex problems with guided reading groups? How can we do this?
Virtual Reality in the Math Class: Moving from Abstract to Concrete
I have been thinking about Virtual Reality (VR) and how it could support math class. I think that we can help our students develop deeper conceptual understandings of math if we can provide opportunities to help students experience the math in multiple immersive ways. We know that students learn best when they can experience the…
Selecting Mathematical Strategies
Helping students to select a mathematical strategy vs executing a strategy correctly.
Supporting Struggling Students in Math
Supporting students who struggle in math with developmentally appropriate content and pedagogical strategies
Developmental Implications of Math Anxiety
Developmental implications of math anxiety.
Math Talk in the Classroom
Facilitating quality math talk in the classroom is essential to promote student learning. However, this can be very challenging. One cornerstone of effective math talk, is the ability to listen, question, paraphrase and learn from other students. Despite the fact that teachers create classroom norms and expectations around effective communication, students may be inadvertently reinforced…
Importance of Number Talks for conceptual understanding.