So How Exactly Should We Teach Math?

So How Exactly Should We Teach Math?

This summer, I read a book on how to conduct your math class in a workshop manner where emphasis is on student thinking and less on just getting the right answer.  As soon as I finished the book, THIS article went viral on why America students sort of stink at math.  I also saw a handful of videos by math teachers who seem to be moving in the right direction.  It all left me with a ton of thoughts and questions about math education. How do you effectively teach math? I reflected on the various ways I’ve taught math for the past…
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My Flip That Sort Of Flopped

My Flip That Sort Of Flopped

So last year was my first attempt to 'flip' my classroom.  I find myself wanting to kind of avoid the word 'flipped,' not only because I want to be wary of educational fads / GAMECHANGERS! but also because I don't really feel I 'flipped' my classroom, I just provided resources for them to learn online. I've read so many things about different people's experiences from: 'I flipped my classroom and 100% of my students passed or got commended on the end-of-year state assessments' to 'I did it, I liked it, I think it may be a fad and I'm not…
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