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  • Bridge the Gap

    Timon Piccini discusses the importance of linking concepts to the real world, correct vocabulary, and the many resources from which teachers can draw.

    The Nuts and Bolts

    Timon Piccini discusses resources that he has developed or used to help students’ understanding.

    Focus on the Question

    Timon Piccini discusses the language of mathematics.

    When You Know You Need to Make a Switch

    Timon Piccini discusses why it is important to teach students that mathematics can link to creativity.

    Math Is a Subject with a Right Answer; the Goal Is to Get It
    Adam Sarli discusses why he would rather choose method analysis over answers any day.
    “Don’t Kids Need the Fundamentals?”

    Adam Sarli discusses student learning and the fundamentals of mathematics.

    The Aftermath
    Levi Patrick believes that, in general, students have not been taught just how important is the discipline of mathematics.
    Symptoms, Not Solutions: A Case for Inspecting the Flipped Classroom and OERs
    Levi Patrick discusses the flipped classroom.
    Should Slope-Intercept be King? A Case for Standard Form’s Ascension
    Levi Patrick discusses the current learning progression of the slope-intercept form and if it can be taught in a different way.
    I Would Like to Disagree, I Think
    Levi Patrick discusses refining and exploring one’s personal beliefs about mathematics.
    There’s Always Time for Estimating and Plenty of Resources

    This post describes the various sources that can be found for estimation activities.

    A Social Justice Take on Estimation: Involve All Students
    This post describes estimation—and its inherent entry points—as being a way for all students to find a seat at the mathematical table.
    8 Steps to Implementing an Effective Estimation Plan

    McAleer discussed how to implement, through a series of steps, an effective classroom estimation activity.

    Estimation Skills Sorely Lacking

    Jen McAleer discusses estimation skills that are sorely lacking.

    When Two Heads Are Better Than One
    Jamie Walker discusses some strategies for encouraging productive collaboration.
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