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Who’s Doing the Work?

by Jennifer Lenhardt, Senior Instructional Designer
September 07th, 2019

During Matt Larson’s webinar Overcoming Obstacles to Make Mathematics Work FOR Students he shared this quote from Dylan Wiliam’s book Embedded Formative Assessment: If your students are going home at the end of the day less tired than you are, the division of labor in your classroom requires some attention. It got me good, as…



“A Learning Mindset”: Method to the Mathness Podcast Episode 5 with Anthony Colanino

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, July 01st, 2019

This month’s podcast episode features educator and champion of learning, Anthony Colannino. Anthony’s contagious passion for learning, growing, asking questions, and finding the most meaningful methods for offering feedback are key components of how he supports teachers and school leaders in operationalizing mindset research. Listen in as Anthony shares his experiences and practices for creating…



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“Mathematics and Social Justice”: Method to the Mathness Podcast Episode 4 with Tonya Clarke, Ph.D.

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, May 29th, 2019

This month’s podcast episode spotlights educator Dr. Tonya Clarke. As the coordinator of K-12 Mathematics for a large public school system in the greater Atlanta area, Dr. Clarke knows first-hand the challenge of keeping math relevant for the students she serves. In this episode she shares her incredible experience using current events to spark student…



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10 reasons to celebrate Math Solutions Turning 35

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, May 16th, 2019

This year we celebrate Math Solutions turning 35. We asked our team of extraordinary Directors of Professional Learning to share their reasons to celebrate 35 years of Math Solutions. Reason 1: Marilyn Burns, Founder, Math Solutions “Math Solutions is a community. We learn together, from each other, and with each other.” Reason 2: The 35th…



Live from NCSM 2019: Episode 3 of our podcast, Method to the Mathness

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, April 25th, 2019

We’re back for the latest episode of Method to the Mathness, our podcast for math educators, by math educators, about the universal truths in math education. In our third episode, hosts Nikki La Londe and Jennifer Lenhardt join Math Workshop Essentials authors @caren_holtzman and Rusty Bresser at NCTM 2019 as they share their math stories,…



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Counting…As Easy as 1, 2, 3?

by Lisa Rogers, Director of Professional Learning
April 16th, 2019

“It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3” is a misnomer when working with small children. As adults, it can be challenging to understand how something we regard as simple—such as counting—can be complex for children. So why is it complicated for kids? Well, as adults, we regularly use counting in different contexts, such as determining…



Thinking, Reasoning and Making Sense of Mathematics

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, April 04th, 2019

Join Marilyn Burns, Founder of Math Solutions and Patty Clark, Sr. Director of Content Development, Math Solutions as they celebrate the past 35 years of Math Solutions. Listen as Marilyn speaks about helping kids think, reason and make sense in math. “Structure the teaching so no kid feels deficient, not appreciated…”. I want it to…



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Celebrating 35 years of Math Solutions

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, April 01st, 2019

Join Marilyn Burns, Founder of Math Solutions and Patty Clark, Sr. Director of Content Development, Math Solutions as they celebrate the past 35 years of Math Solutions. As Marilyn shares “Math Solutions is a community. We learn together, from each other, and with each other. You have to be a learner to be a teacher.…



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Join Math Solutions at NCTM 2019!

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, March 29th, 2019

Hello fellow math educators! We hope you will be joining us in San Diego, CA for the NCTM conference next week. If you’re going, make sure these thought-provoking sessions with our authors and professional learning experts make it onto your schedule. Visit our booth #1225 for fun activities and delicious treats, and take a moment to…



Join Math Solutions at NCSM 2019!

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, March 28th, 2019

Are you ready for NCSM 2019 in San Diego, CA? We can’t wait to see you in our Booth 113 for a Math Workshop Essentials: Developing Number Sense signing with authors Rusty Bresser & Caren Holtzman. We have a full lineup of professional learning sessions for you to check out as well. Hope to see you there!   …



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