Cathi Albrecht

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SBG and Parent-Teacher Conferences

Although it took a while to explain my SBG scheme [1] in addition to my Participation Points setup [2], parents seemed to be really appreciative of …

The 12 Most Controversial Facts In Mathematics

The following 12 simple math problems prove outstandingly controversial among students of math, but are nonetheless facts.<p>They're paradoxes and idiosyncrasies of probability. And they're guaranteed to start an argument or two.<p>If you're looking for a mathematical way to impress your friends and …

A City Education: How One Special Math Problem Each Week Boosts Achievement

New York's state standardized tests are in April, and they're pretty high stakes: if students don't pass the math section, some of them, …

Not Impossible: The Story of Daniel, a 17 Year Old with Severe Autism & His 6 Completed Coursera Courses

<i>This is a post by Michael, Daniel’s father. Daniel is a 17 year old who has severe Autism. Daniel has, over the past year, taken and completed 6 Coursera courses. Their journey warmed our hearts and we asked Michael to share it with the Coursera community. We hope you enjoy Daniel’s story as much as we have.</i><p>It is impossible to overstate the benefit and happiness that Coursera has brought to our son Daniel and our family.<p>Five years ago (next month) our severely autistic son Daniel had a major …

Why Questions Are More Important Than Answers

<b>Why Questions Are More Important Than Answers</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b>Clocks and old watches are miracles. If you’ve ever taken one apart and had a look at the …

Struggle Means Learning: Difference in Eastern and Western Cultures

"I realized that I was sitting there starting to perspire," he says, "because I was really empathizing with this kid. I thought, 'This kid is going …

Learn to Code with Harvard’s Intro to Computer Science Course And Other Free Tech Classes

I’ll confess, when it comes to computers, I’m pretty much strictly a user. And these days, with the potential freedom and creatively afforded by open …

8 Ways to Become a Better Leader

Credit: Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock<p>There's more to leadership than having a high-ranking title and being in charge of a team. You might have the …

Math Anxiety Gets Fresh Look, Different Twist in New Research

Considerable research suggests that girls are more anxious about math than boys, but a new study dives deeper to distinguish the general anxiety …

What does the set-up say?

Over the summer I read and reviewed <i>Whole Class Mathematics Discussions</i> (<i>WCMD</i>) for the Window on Resources section of <i>Mathematics Teaching in the</i> …

Taking notes from the web on the iPad

Recently, while dong a workshop on mobile learning, I had a participant who had just bought an iPad and was upset because he couldn't easily switch …

The Seven Choices of Exceptional Leaders

<b>#1. Choose to be known for what’s in your heart.</b><p>Intelligence and skill matter most when they express your heart. Leaders who bypass their heart end …