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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“My Students Can’t Do That”

October 1, 2017 Mathematical Musings, News, Updates for Math Educators - News by Looney Math Consulting No comments

“My Students Can’t Do That” What is your reaction to that statement? How does this connect with your belief about education? When watching a webinar by Andrew Gael this summer, this slide was presented and the impact, for me, was jarring. These are words I never want to hear. This belief system prevents forward momentum. […]

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“When you design curriculum for the average you design for no one”

August 31, 2017 Mathematical Musings, Updates for Math Educators - News by Looney Math Consulting No comments
Ban the AverageTodd Rose, Harvard Graduate School of Educator faculty member, takes up this rally call in his 2014 TedX talk. If you haven’t watched this talk, you can find it here, and it is well worth the 18 minutes to fully hear his delivery of the message.Rose talks about how in 1952 the air [...]
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Math Picture Books: Mathematicians

June 27, 2017 June, Mathematical Musings, Monthly Resources for Math Educators, Updates for Math Educators - News by Looney Math Consulting No comments

At LMC we love using picture books during math class or incorporating math themed books into the reading block. This post is the first in a series that will highlight some of our favorite books to use with students. In chapter two of her book Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You Had, Tracy Zager […]

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