Interview by Roger Boswarva and Virginia Koenig featured on The Learning Curve
“Math Made Easy”
Hear Marilyn explain how easy math is to understand along with why so many have had difficulty in ‘getting it’.” Click here to access his interview.
Interview by Stan Goldberg featured on Senior Dad
After being exposed to the teaching methods of Marilyn Burns at a meeting at his daughter’s school, Stan Goldberg wanted to ask Marilyn her thoughts on teaching today. Click here to access his interview with her on srdad.com.
Scholastic’s Teacher Radio
Teacher Radio is an audiomagazine that includes 6- to 10-minute programs on various topics of interest to educators. On behalf of Scholastic, we’re pleased to offer you the opportunity to listen to past audio interviews with Marilyn Burns by Nina Jaffe. Many interviews are based on our Teaching Arithmetic series—lessons that work for grades 1–6. Others are based on So You Have to Teach Math?, another useful resource book from Math Solutions. We hope you’ll enjoy these brief and motivating messages.
To listen, click on any of the title links listed below. (MP3 format)
Questions from Teachers Struggling to Change the Way They Teach Math
Why Teach Measurement?
All About Algorithms
Managing the Classroom for Teaching Arithmetic
Teaching the “Why” of Math
The Value of Word Problems
A Thanksgiving Math Lesson
Curriculum for Solving Problems
Mismatch Between Real-Life Math and School Math
Handling Math Homework
Calculators in Elementary Classes
Leading Class Discussions
Planning Activities in Math Class
Understanding Math Standards
Making the Parent Connection
Literature and Math
Writing and Math
Math Basics and Number Sense
Teaching Math in First or Fifth Grade