Catherine Schley

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A Primer In Effective Questioning Strategies For Classroom & eLearning

by <b>Rosa Fattahi</b>, WizIQ<p><b>The Importance of Questioning in the Learning Process</b><p>Since the ancient days of philosopher Socrates, asking questions has been a …

Pedagogy

21 Common Core-Aligned Math Apps for High School Students From edshelf

<i>by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education</i><p>If your high school has adopted Common Core Standards and provides students with iPads …

Apps

How One's 'Number Sense' Helps With Mathematics

A study involving 64 14-year-olds found that the teenagers who did well on a test that measured their "number sense" were much more likely to have gotten good grades in math classes.<p>"We discovered that a child's ability to quickly estimate how many things are in a group significantly predicts their …

Indexed

This is only the beginning of an idea. Really just me thinking aloud.<p>In my algebra 1 morning session at TMC [sidenote: I have a TMC reflection post …

Sine of the Times

I was delighted that Daniel recently posted our Binomial Multiplication sketches in Web Sketchpad format. I thought about those sketches when I …

Watch: English-Learners and Common Core in the Classroom

Teachers in Albuquerque, N. M., worked over many months last year to create model lessons for the new common standards in English/language arts at …

“Disability Studies, Cultural Analysis, and the Critical Practice of Technical Communication Pedagogy.”

Palmeri, Jason. “Disability Studies, Cultural Analysis, and the Critical Practice of Technical Communication Pedagogy.” Technical Communication …

Yang Hui, Pascal, and Eusebeia

Welcome to this week’s Math Munch! I’ve got some mathematical history, an interactive visualization site, some math art, and a mathematical story …

A Mathematical Model Of Gun Control Means We Can Finally Argue Over Data

UC Irvine researchers have published a model to predict how gun control affects homicide rates.<p>As highly debated as the topic of gun control is in America, there's almost no research into the causes of gun violence or how to prevent it. Until recently, there was a virtual gag on gun violence …

Meaningful Connections: Objectives and Standards

Example<p><b>Standard:</b> Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and …

Mathematics

Modeling: Essential for Learning

Grade 4<p><b>Standard:</b> Describe the overall structure (chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts or information in …

All Bets Are Off Outside of Math Class

As the game progressed, students realized that they could be more successful by joining together through vertical and horizontal integration. In …

A Fundamental Flaw in Math Education – The Reflective Educator

Here’s what math curriculum looks like in most schools.<p>The computations we want students to be able to do are chosen, and then we find problems that …

Mathematics

The Reflective Educator

I’m part of the design team for Chalkbeat’s Great American Teach-Off and I’ll be coaching one of the pairs of math teachers.<p>From Chalkbeat:<p>The event, …