byOctober 10th, 2017
My friend Ann sent me an email about her unsettling experience at the supermarket deli counter. Ann has never felt particularly confident with her math ability, and I was pleased (and amused) that she asserted herself in this situation. Also, Ann’s comment to me about the work we face as math teachers rang true.
bySeptember 08th, 2017
Several months ago I received an email message from my friend Sandra. She wrote, “If you want something new to distract you, try playing the new game 2048. I’m finding it addicting.” I took Sandra’s advice and downloaded the free app. And, like Sandra, I found it addicting. But it also led me to think more about what I think is important when we teach math.
Feature Article: From Math Solutions “About Teaching Mathematics: A K–8 Resource, Fourth Edition”, by Marilyn Burns, (2015). Starting Point 4: Helping Students Become Effective Math Learners
byJune 04th, 2015
NEW from Math Solutions "About Teaching Mathematics: A K–8 Resource, Fourth Edition", by Marilyn Burns, (2015).