Time is critical in almost everything we do. It is no different for a coach, teacher, administrator, or anyone in education for that matter. For someone not in a regular classroom, he or she usually asks, "What do you spend most of your time doing?"
“Science is built up of facts, as a house is built of stones; but an accumulation of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.” - Henri Poincaré, mathematician and philosopher, 1905
The research on learning is clear. From mathematics
After decades of hoping the problem would go away, educators -- from the classroom, to school sites, to the district boardroom -- finally understand that we are living in a very rapidly changing world. And they are starting to realize that schools that transform to help students and teachers embrace the challenges and opportunities of this
We know that when teachers come together and effectively collaborate and learn from each other about the best ways to move their students’ learning forward, achievement gains are likely to follow. We also know that this is easier said than done. There are many roadblocks that can
Word problems. Applications. Practical problems. Story problems. Whatever you call them, it seems that no one likes them. Do your students say, “I don’t get what they want me to do!”
Despite their reputation, word problems can be an important tool for developing operation sense. You’ve