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Combined transformations inquiry

Inquiry maths is a model of teaching that encourages students to regulate their own activity while exploring a mathematical statement (called a …

The Order of Operations is wrong

Tools and Technology for Modern Teaching by Dan Meyer

26 Questions You Can Ask Instead :: The Max Ray Blog

Lots of times when we ask questions in math class, they fall into 2 categories:<p>Procedural/Right Answer questions, e.g. “What do you call the longest …

Math Inquiry or Problem Based Learning: Plan to be less helpful

(Photo courtesy of Flickr user: .michael.newman.)<p>This is a follow up to my preparing for math inquiry blog entry. In that post I explain that an …

Spatial training for kids improves math skills - Futurity

MICHIGAN STATE (US) — Training young children in spatial reasoning can improve their math performance, …

Growth Mindset and the Common Core Math Standards

Fixed Mindset vs. Growth Mindset<p>Brain scientists define learning as a process that will modify a subsequent behavior, and memory as the record left …

Pedagogy

Dan Meyer on Real-World Math

This MATH QUESTIONING TOOL is great for Teachers and students (see pic) #satchatwc #nt2t #edchat http://t.co/pSzIHhN330

Learning Progressions in Math Go in Different Directions

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Mathematics

Visual Patterns

Phil Daro - SERP | Mathematics Common Core Standards

Why I Like Using Open Number Lines (Though I Don't Like the Name)

When I visited Joe’s third-grade class, he was concerned about the results on his students’ homework from the day before. It was a computation …

How to Teach Math as a Social Activity

Using Pattern Blocks to Reason and Prove

As part of one of our Ministry's Numeracy initiatives, we tried out the following task in a Grade 6 classroom.<p><b>Find the size of each of the angles in</b> …

Fraction Number Talks

Two days a week we have a Math RTI period built into our school schedule. It is 50 minutes in which students receive additional math support through …

Mathematics

Critical and Creative Thinking in the Math Classroom (Outtake from OAME Ignite)

Critical and creative thinking are both essential to doing math. Yet both are relatively unexplored areas with our young student mathematicians.<p>Here …

Using Journal Writing in PBL

Over the years, especially in PBL with mathematics, I have found that students greatly appreciate the authorship and ownership that comes with …

Fractions are hard

Fractions are hard. Of course, I knew this before my lesson on Saturday, but the responses of my students to a task really drilled that point home …

Teaching

Summer Math Photo Challenge [#mathphoto15]

Don't miss the Summer Math Photo Challenge! Week 1 is underway in English, Spanish and French with images shared from around the world. There are are …

Math Study Groups: Learning in a Collaborative Culture of Inquiry, Study, Action - The Learning Exchange

The Study Group professional learning occurs both during Study Group full day learning sessions and in schools between sessions. Principals work …

Seeing Struggling Math Learners as ‘Sense Makers,’ Not ‘Mistake Makers’

In discussions of progressive and constructivist teaching practices, math is often the odd subject out. Teachers and schools that are capable of …

Teaching

Young Adults With Disabilities: Moving from 'Struggler' to 'Navigator'

A recent study from the National Center for Learning Disabilities finds that self-confidence, a supportive home live and community connections were …

Autism

The ABC's of the Transition IEP: What Every Parent Needs to Know.

As our children get older, it’s time to think about self-determination, independent living, continuing education, career choices, financial literacy, …

Education

A Five-Step Approach to Special Education and 'Universal Design Learning'

Technology in School<p>A Five-Step Approach to Special Education and 'Universal Design Learning'<p>Oct 8, 2015<p><b>FOR THE</b> <b>SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS:</b> Just as …

7 Critical Areas for Arranging Your Special Education Classroom

September 30, 2015<p>No two classrooms look the same. No two teachers teach the same. And no two students have special needs that are the same. …

The Value of Inclusive Education

When all children, regardless of their differences, are educated together, everyone benefits.

Education