As educators continue to reflect on their practices in the classroom, one of the crucial components of the modern mathematics classroom is the shift from being teacher-centred to student-centred. One key element of this student-centred classroom is the integration of … Continue reading Math Talk… Moving from a Classroom to a Classroom Community
You may have forgotten that I have a math blog… that’s ok… I did too. Needless to say there have been a number of professional changes throughout the last few months that I look forward to sharing more about soon. … Continue reading Seeing the Math in the World
A phrase often thrown around in the education world is “you/they don’t know what you/they don’t know.” Whether speaking of student gaps in learning, reluctance of teachers in changing practice, or from administrators and “board people” seemingly not feeling the day-to-day pressures of … Continue reading What Does “You Don’t Know… What You Don’t Know…” Really Mean?
As I move into my fourth year out of the classroom in a system role, I have continued to become ever-growingly reflective on the experiences and opportunities I have been able to take part in and learn from. One area … Continue reading “The Classroom Chef”… More Than Just an Analogy!
So needless to say, my blog has not been nearly as active as I would have liked throughout the last few months (err… 8 is still few right?). What began as a slightly slower start-up to the school year ended up … Continue reading Looking Ahead… Summer Goals
It is hard to believe that December is coming up in just three days! Looking back upon the last few months there have been a number of memorable learning experiences – both for myself as a facilitator/coordinator, as well as a … Continue reading Checking In On #MyNewYearCommitments
My colleague, @MsLoneyMath, made the comparison that, for many, today is the real New Year’s Eve… the night before the start of the school year. This idea is echoed throughout much of social media with numerous posts, tweets, and photos connected … Continue reading #MyNewYearCommitments