Christy Lisano Stewart

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Lego and Minecraft in Math – The Reflective Educator

<i>This article originally appeared in my school’s monthly magazine, and was co-written with Chelsea Todd, a 4th grade teacher at my school. Note that</i> …

Mathematics

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 …

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

Students Teaching Students – The Peer Math Experiment

Questioning ourselves can often be the first step on the road to redemption – and student success.<p>A few years ago, students in my class were given a …

Pedagogy

Make a pattern

There is a wonderful site called http://visualpatterns.org/ where you can view all sorts of visual patterns that people have submitted. The idea is …

Make a pattern

There is a wonderful site called http://visualpatterns.org/ where you can view all sorts of visual patterns that people have submitted. The idea is …

What Makes a Question Essential?

<b>Essential Questions</b><p><b>Not Essential Questions</b><p>• How do the arts shape, as well as reflect, a culture?<p>• What common artistic symbols were used by the …

Mathematics from the masses

<b>The web is awash with wonderful resources for teaching mathematics - plus some sites pedalling pedagogy best avoided. What follows is a purely</b> …

Math Lessons Using Google SketchUp

3DVinci's SketchUp page has some very good resource for mathematics teachers, particularly Geometry teachers. 3DVinci presents a collection of …

A+ Click - Mathematics Games for All Grades

A+ Click is a free site full of online mathematics games for students at all grade levels. You can find games on A+ Click by selecting a grade level …

Happy Birthday #Made4Math !!! Formative Assessmemt Reminder Cards

First, just let me say a big THANK YOU to @druinok for beginning #made4math and to all of the generous folks who have openingly shared their …

#Made4Math - Student Engagement Flipchart

Can you believe that a year has gone by since we first started the #Made4Math project? In that time, hundreds of ideas have been shared by the Math …

Made4MathMonday:The Best FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT EVER!

Here is a rough video. My 1st one on my iPhone as, I forgot my flip camera.<br>But here it is, this is the easiest best way to use a formative assessment …

Free Mathematical Quote Posters

Last year, I planned on putting up a different quote each week on my dry erase board. Well, actually, I initially planned to change the quote on a …

My Favorite No: Learning From Mistakes

• How does this strategy allow for immediate re-teaching?<br>• What criteria does Ms. Alcala use to pick her "favorite no"?<br>• How does Ms. Alcala use assessment …

#Made4Math September 3, 2012 Learning Prompt Poster

If you read my last post, you saw how much I enjoyed reading Dylan Wiliam's book, <i>Embedded Formative Assessment</i>. Here is one of the many ideas I …

#Made4math: Thinking is Visible

Waaaayyy back in March when @pamjwilson (pamjwilson.wordpress.com), made a comment on Twitter about a sign she wanted that contained a quote from the …

Essential Questions in Mathematics—An Excerpt from McTighe and Wiggins’s New BookASCD Inservice

“For those educators seeking the choicest curriculum and vitality in learning, what we have in our hands is bound to be a classic cornerstone,” …

Interactive Notebooks

INBs were introduced to me at TMC12 last summer by Megan Hayes-Golding. It was consistently the #1 response students stated on their evaluations as …

Assessing the 8 mathematical practices

Like Fawn, I’ve been thinking about how to assess the 8 mathematical practices. Eventually I will want to “grade” them, but at the start the students …

Wrapping it up - Embedded Formative Assessment

I love when a book really makes me think, and Embedded Formative Assessment is no exception. I've already posted a few times on quotes that really …

To-Do List for Next School Year

During the school year, I just don’t have the time I want to read the amazing ideas teachers are sharing through their blogs. Sure, I can capture a …