I get that the images below are not real classrooms. These are combinations of staged and stock photos. I get that. But seriously, a waterfall with a straight-line cross-section? And just what answer do we expect to the “shade 1/6 of the hexagon” task? Is the resolution on that screen good enough to detect the difference between 1/4 and 1/6? And how will the teacher tell that difference at a glance? Do YOU know which of those responses is correct?
Buy my book!
Volunteer at the Minnesota State Fair!
What have people read recently?
- Assessment (5)
- Connecting teachers (3)
- Courses (8)
- Curriculum (48)
- Diagrams and decorations (12)
- For further learning (1)
- Language (14)
- Launch (3)
- Lessons (20)
- Metaphors (3)
- News (40)
- Opinion (38)
- Presentations (4)
- Problems (math) (46)
- Problems (teaching) (39)
- Questions from middle school students (10)
- Questions from middle school teachers (6)
- Reflection (36)
- Talking math with your kids (75)
- Technology (14)
- The end of word problems (19)
- Truly unfortunate representations of data (8)
- Uncategorized (31)
Tags4 years old 5 years old 6 years old 7 years old 8 years old addition algebra algorithms borders calculus ccss CGI CMP college algebra common core counting curriculum data decimals developmental mathematics diagrams division division of fractions fractions functions geometry graphs Griffin groceries hexagons inverse iwb khan khan academy language lattice learning listening to students logarithms math math for elementary teachers math methods measurement middle school multiplication nature of mathematics nctm new york times number number language numeration online learning oreos ph place value probability problems professional development questions rate rates ratio ratios sharing standards systems of equations Tabitha TDI Technology twitter units video wcydwt wiggins word problems