(As published in The Recorder – The Journal of the Ontario Music Educators’ Association, Volume 60, Number 1, Autumn 2017) Making Connections… How Music and Mathematics Can Come Together in Harmony By Mishaal Surti, M. Ed. If any educator … Continue reading Making Connections… How Music and Mathematics Can Come Together in Harmony
There are three guarantees on Labour Day: The traffic on the highway is at a capacity as families and friends around the country try to make the very most of their last day of summer. Students and teachers alike are … Continue reading As Much As Things Change… They Also Stay the Same!
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