My Journey to Ecuador 2018.

November 11, 2018 Mathematical Musings by Looney Math Consulting No comments
My Journey to Ecuador 2018Math Team for the Galápagos Conservancy San Cristóbal, GalápagosHope of Bastión School, Guayaquil, Ecuador USA Today published an article “Teaching: A crisis in Perspective.” There is a distinct contrast between their finding “that teachers are worried about more than money. They feel misunderstood, unheard and, above all, disrespected” versus the primary sentiments expressed by the [...]
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High-Stakes Testing and Accountability – Is It working?

September 24, 2018 Mathematical Musings, Updates for Math Educators - News by Looney Math Consulting No comments
“Where are the waves of students now arriving on college campuses super-prepared? Where are the businesses proclaiming that today’s grads are the most awesome in history? Where is the increase in citizens with great-paying jobs? Where are any visible signs that the test-based accountability system has worked?” -  Peter Green, Forbes, September 2018A provocative quote [...]
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Teach students in light of who they are, not in spite of who they are.

April 12, 2018 Mathematical Musings, Updates for Math Educators - News by Looney Math Consulting No comments

These are powerful words that I heard when attending the Teachers Development Group annual math professional development conference in Portland, Oregon.This has become my mantra. These words are desperately needed in the current political and educational climate. As educators of mathematics, we are uniquely positioned to disrupt and challenge the status quo and to provide […]

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One New Thing Webinar

October 3, 2017 Mathematical Musings, Updates for Math Educators - News by Looney Math Consulting No comments

Join the Looney Math Consulting team on our first webinar. Our intent is to foster conversation and connections while we celebrate “one new thing” from our math teaching practice this fall. If you are interested in joining other educators to help you grow your professional network, this webinar might be for you! Thursday, October 19 from […]

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