Monthly Archives: February 2015

Jo Boaler: Fluency Without Fear

Jo Boaler is one of my go to people for insight into best practices in math education. Educated in England, she is now a professor at Stanford University and supports a site called You Cubed that has high quality resources … Continue reading

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Open Middle: Open-Ended Problems for K – 12

Nannette Johnson, Robert Kaplinsky, and Bryan Anderson have joined forces to create the site Open Middle .  Below is their blurb:  Dan Meyer introduced us to the idea of “open middle” problems during his presentation on “Video Games & Making … Continue reading

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SBAC Practice Problems Make it Clear that the Bar is Rising

I am a member of a team of math educators in Vermont that is working with the Vermont Agency of Education to help spread the word around the state about math education initiatives.  Vermont is a small, rural state and … Continue reading

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Tracy Zager shares a problem accessible to many levels of learners

Tracy Zager, in her blog Becoming the Math Teacher You’d Wish You Had shares a wonderful problem that looks simple.  However, scratching below the surface a bit, the problem opens up a lot of different approaches.  She aptly names the … Continue reading

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