River Stones

A school support person sat with me in the school’s staff room today and told me her math woes. Her daughter is her 3rd and youngest to attend the school we were sitting in - a 4th grader whom she deemed  “bad at math.” Lately I’ve been reading Mathematical Mindsets and Building A Better Teacher, both of … Continue reading River Stones

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“Well, when I wrote it myself I thought about it more.”

  The most recent blog by Exit 10A references Dan Meyers’ suggestion that we all “be less helpful.” Tracy Zager talks about her frustration with homework in a way that struck a chord with me. This is all related, I swear… So often I meet with teachers. We cover topics such as formative assessment, standards-based lessons, academic discourse, … Continue reading “Well, when I wrote it myself I thought about it more.”