making math contextual, visual and concrete
Everyone can learn and love mathematics by teaching through a relatable context, using concrete manipulatives and visual representations prior to exploring math abstractly.
3 ACT MATH TASKS
Spark Curiosity to Fuel Sense Making in your math class with real world math tasks.
Rich math tasks, digital math apps, course material, handouts and printables for your math class!
Read my thoughts and reflections as well as my recent math content knowledge learning.
Digital manipulatives, math content apps and more for desktops, iPad and Android Devices.
Access the Ultimate List Of Math Books For Educators!
Access my presentation materials from recent workshops, webinars, presentations and keynote speeches.
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Wondering how to create a classroom culture where students don’t want to stop exploring mathematics when the bell rings? Join Me and Jon Orr from MrOrr-IsAGeek.com as we team up to uncover how we can Make Math Moments That Matter for every student from Kindergarten through Grade 12.
HELPING YOU REACH EVERY STUDENT IN YOUR MATH CLASS
real world & CONTExTUAL
3 act math tasks
Have you ever been drawn in by an amazing book, TV show or movie?
Why don’t we consider using the same elements amazing authors, storytellers and filmmakers use in our math lessons to make math moments that matter for our students?
With 3 Act Math Tasks, we can!
Math Is Visual
I’ve been obsessing over creating math visuals to assist in building a better conceptual understanding of mathematics. After years of creating images, videos and resources to help this cause, I’ve created a home to share these visuals to assist teachers, parents and students understand that Math Is Visual and we should make every effort to teach it that way.
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ON MAKING MATH MOMENTS THAT MATTER
VIDEO 1: How powerful math moments can change your class!
VIDEO 2: How avoiding rushing to the algorithm can build resilient problem solvers.
VIDEO 3: What red Dodge Chargers have in common with conceptual understanding in math class.
VIDEO 4: Helping teachers empower students to become resilient problem solvers.
Real World Math Problems
Fresh 3 Act Math Tasks
Download The Ultimate List Of Math Books!
ULTIMATE LIST OF MATH BOOKS PRINTABLE PDF
Take the Ultimate List Of Math Books For Educators to go by downloading the guide that you can save and print to share with colleagues during your next staff meeting, professional learning community meeting or just for your own reference!
Sparking Curiosity to Fuel Sense Making
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