Promote Deep and Purposeful Learning

April 25, 2017 Mathematical Musings, News, Summer Courses, Updates for Math Educators - News by Susan Finn No comments

“There has never been a more important time to teach young people to suspend judgment, weigh evidence, consider multiple perspectives, and speak up with wisdom and grace on behalf of themselves and others.” —  Mary Ehrenworth, Why Argue?, February 2017 This quote shared by Annie Fretter at the NCTM conference this April resonates loudly with me. Some […]

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6 Web-Based Resources to Ignite Mathematical Learning

February 15, 2017 Mathematical Musings, Monthly Resources for Math Educators by Susan Finn No comments

January Resources. “Ignition is how you snare your students as soon as they enter your classroom. It sets the stage for numerate learning; it also sets the tone for mathematical fervor … What matters is that Ignition is meaningful, highly engaging, and thought provoking and that it always promotes deep thinking.” Pearse & Walton, 2011. […]

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Our 2nd Annual Nancy Davis Welch Memorial Professional Development

February 12, 2017 News, Updates for Math Educators - News by Susan Finn No comments

To celebrate Nancy Davis Welch (1967 – 2015),  Looney Math Consulting is offering: The second annual evening of professional development for educators of mathematics working with students in grades K-8. Nancy embodied the values of a true educator. She inspired learners with the confidence that with knowledge comes success. She has touched the lives of […]

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