Math is literally everywhere and used in everything, but we don’t spend enough time acknowledging this fact. How do we build a culture of mathematics in our classrooms?
Summer is the perfect time for instructional leaders to pause, reflect, and make moves for next year. Instructional Leader Courtney has three thoughts about how to move forward with a plan and purpose.
While it’s easy to Google to find a worksheet, “easy” doesn’t mean “quality.” Explore these 5 quick shifts to move a worksheet from “meh” to “GREAT!”
What happens when questioning & citing “evidence” become part of the math lesson? Amazing learning, according to Courtney Flessner.
An ambitious math teacher sees students as having the ability to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. An ambitious teacher believes their students can make sense of new math ideas and use what they already know to solve problems.
If you’ve ever sat in on a professional development session with me, you’ve heard my spiel, “From here on out, you’re a math person. Even if you feel you have no connection to mathematics, you need to channel your inner actor or actress and become a math person.