Thursday, October 29, 2015

Scaffolding that is just right

Good article modeling how the way we scaffold lessons need  to include productive struggle.

Goldilocks Discourse - math scaffolding that's just right - by Rachel Dale and Jimmy Scherrer

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Using interactive (student, not a device) number lines

Great visual tool for students to gain a greater understanding of the number line.

Using interactive number lines

Friday, October 9, 2015

Getting parents to talk math with their kids

Great story from NPR on why it is powerful for parents to talk with kids about math.  Pass it on to all the parents in your lives.

Where the Wild Fractions Are: The Power of a Bedtime (Math) Story