All Blog Posts Tagged 'teaching' (4)

Learning Styles

Here is a link to an article called Let Me Learn My Own Way

This is taken from the ASCD Smart Brief

ASCD Smart Brief

"Education consultant Jane Kise's recent study showed that learners with different cognitive styles have significantly different approaches to math. But what does this mean for teachers? Kise answers…


Added by Claudia Heinrich on June 22, 2011 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Math is not Linear-----Commentary on how we teach math.... wish I'd said that

This was shared by a honorable member of our PLC-Professional Learning Community

Added by KC Mowrey on November 18, 2010 at 7:34am — 2 Comments

Lack of basic skills impeding learning

I do realize that as educators we are supposed to push students to do higher order mathematics. I also have seen studies (and even experienced for myself) that show that students who have difficulty performing basic arithmetic can successfully demonstrate knowledge of deeper mathematics. But I am still struggling with students who can not do any basic arithmetic. Although I allow calculator use, I cringe when students grab the calculator to multiply 8 and 6. It reflects poorly upon the school… Continue

Added by Patricia Ragsdale on October 19, 2010 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

Looking for advice for co-teaching in mathematics

This year I am co-teaching in mathematics for the second time. Last year I was fortunate enough to work with a teacher who I had a previous relationship with. Even with being comfortable with that teacher issues still came up in the classroom (content knowledge, expectations, tolerance for noise level, etc), but we figured we would have years to work the kinks out of our professional working relationship. HOWEVER, as you can undoubtedly anticipate she has a different placement this upcoming… Continue

Added by Patricia Ragsdale on August 18, 2010 at 9:57am — 2 Comments

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