Some students will then raise their hands, and others will not. The teacher now has an on the spot decision to make. Who should they call on? What if only some students raised their hands? What if no students raised their hands? Posing a question and asking for hands up for a correct response places the teacher in a position to make multiple in the moment decisions. I believe we have some alternatives to this age-old practice that may better serve learning.Continue Reading
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Testimonials and reflections reveal shifts in fundamental thinking about how children learn mathematics
Instruction is differentiated to meet the needs of all learners, with an individualized PD plan created for districts
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- We specialize in Mathematics PD.
- Our consulting team shares a common vision of mathematics as a discipline that is engaging, diverse, and equitable across all learners.
- We have the ability to deliver large scale PD.
- We are equipped to support long-term systemic change.
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Intellectual curiosity predicts success in school as it leads to greater learning and retention. Allowing for student choice is a strategy that promotes curiosity. We give our students “voice and choice” where they can tap into what they are uniquely curious about as it relates to the content that is being taught.Continue Reading