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Conceptual Understanding in Mathematics

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The Common Core Standards in Mathematics stress the importance of conceptual understanding as a key component of mathematical expertise. Alas, in my experience, many math…

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fun Math

A little humor goes a very long way in our profession. Stay focus and have fun!  tlb Source Source

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Six Winter Olympics-Themed STEM Resources | Edutopia

If you are like me, you are gearing up for the Winter Olympics in Sochi! Since so many of my students will also be closely following the games, I thought … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · 9 Comments

39 Ways to Love Math

There was a gathering of math lovers last week in Baltimore, and the post that I am sharing is an example of the fruits of their labor. There are so … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Best Common Core Apps for Math

Best Common Core Apps for Math If you are searching for the best math apps and websites that are aligned with the common core standards check out Amy Wilson’s August … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Virtual Education

The idea of exactly what virtual education is has shifted, and I give much of the credit for this change to one of my favorite innovators, Salman Khan. While this … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

The “Re-invention” of Education

If you are a regular visitor to my blog (or following it I hope), you know two very important things about me: I love using video as a teaching tool … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Predicting Future Success for Children

Is Spatial Ability a Predictor of Future Success in Technology, Math, and Science? A recent study published in the journal¬†Psychological Science has opened the door, once again, for educators to … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment