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Category Archives: Learning
Graphicacy
Good summary of what graphicacy is, especially early graphicacy in children. ￼ https://www.cambridgemaths.org/Images/espresso_22_early_graphicacy.pdf This definition of graphicacy￼ does not seem to be comprehensive enough to include spatial sense, but is an important subset, or component of, spatial sense and visualization￼. … Continue reading
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Make Your Daughter Practice Math. She’ll Thank You Later. (And by the way your son, too.)
Good opinioneditorial piece. I think it does deemphasize conceptual understanding problemsolving and may overemphasize practice, but overall this is a good article. I like the analogy of doing math in playing a musical instrument.
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Wow, Annie Forest’s VLOG Made Me Flashback
While listening to Annie Forest’s vlog at http://showyourthinkingmath.blogspot.com/2017/04/smallchangesthatmakebigimpact.html my life kinda flashed before my eyes! As further background, Mrs. Forest is highlighting an excellent article, titled, “Never Say Anything a Kid Can Say!” Author: Reinhart, Steven C.; Source: Mathematics Teaching in the Middle … Continue reading
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Educational technology that helps kids learn — and doesn’t
Good Article: Silicon Valley teacher: Don’t confuse educational technology that helps kids learn — and doesn’t https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answersheet/wp/2017/03/01/siliconvalleyteacherdontconfuseeducationaltechnologythathelpskidslearnanddoesnt/?utm_term=.f42cdd0ff493
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Stick that in your head
Here’s a ‘quote’ I came up with on one of my runs one day. Someday I should turn this into a lecture. Perhaps uttered at the end of a class period: Stick that in your head, so that when you … Continue reading
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Parenting, math, and the Growth Mindset
https://www.youcubed.org/handoutforparents/
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Evidence Based Teaching Strategies
Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies http://www.evidencebasedteaching.org.au/evidencebasedteachingstrategies/
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Quadrant D Learning
The Rigor/Relevance Framework. See the SlideShare at http://www.slideshare.net/NancyW1354/bumpituptoquadrantdsocialstudies See also https://appyadventuresandteaching.wordpress.com/category/billdaggett/ (Click graphic)
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I want math to be realistic and meaningful
realistic: I take this from Flickr from CUBoulder and Freudenthal Institute US hosted the Fifth Realistic Mathematics Education conference, or RME5, in September of 2015. https://www.flickr.com/photos/downclimb/sets/72157656469778994/ Realistic: imaginable, realizable, not just “realworld” Meaningful: significant, relevant, important, consequential, telling, material, valid, … Continue reading
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TeachThought Library: 10 Learning Models & Frameworks
TeachThought Library: 10 Learning Models & Frameworks
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