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MfA Summer Think Reflections

For two and a half days this week, I took part in the Math for America’s Summer Think conference. The experience was unforgettable on many levels. Last summer, after having returned from Twitter Math Camp (which MfA funded), MfA asked … Continue reading

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Why I’m #MfAProud

Two years ago I drafted a post entitled “MfA and its Impact on My Career.” I knew at the time that I had a lot to say, but I could only compose one sentence, a thesis of sorts: MfA has spurred my professional … Continue reading

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The video club 

This is the follow up to my post last summer that outlined my anticipation of a research-based, video-based professional development that I was to facilitate with the math department at my school. We coined the name of the PD “The Video … Continue reading

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Slowing down student thinking…learning to notice

I approach a group of students discussing a problem in my class. I listen. I watch. I interpret their thinking. I sense a misconception. I ask a question to clarify what and how they are thinking. Hopefully, in the end, … Continue reading

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The Quotient ~ 4.16.15

0. There are no tough decisions. Really. When you toss a coin in the air, you already know what side you want it to land on. 1. Despite my passion for teaching high school mathematics, my deep understanding of mathematics needs … Continue reading

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