Foundations of Fractions Online Course

Foundations of Fractions Online Course

Over the past 2 weeks, I’ve released a series of fraction videos in collaboration with my good friend Christina Tondevold (@BuildMathMinds). Each video addresses some of the ways I tackle fractions in an elementary classroom. In the series, I shared some fraction...

Reasoning with Fractions Through the Lens of a 10 Yr Old

Reasoning with Fractions Through the Lens of a 10 Yr Old

My daughter has laid down a marker when it comes to reasoning with fractions. Well, at least in my small world. She’s 10. She won’t read this post for a long time because her mom and I know what she reads on the internet…at least we hope we do. Maybe she’ll never read...

Behind the Scenes: The Creation of a Progression Video

Behind the Scenes: The Creation of a Progression Video

In recent months, I've received a lot of questions asking how I create the progression videos. Here's how it all goes down. Step 1: Research There are so many great resources available for early number concepts but I continually found myself coming back to Clements...

This Week a Webinar. Next Month a Workshop

On Monday night I had the pleasure of presenting the webinar 3 Act Math Tasks: What They Are & Why You Need Them in Your Class.  The webinar was hosted by my good friend Christina Tondevold and focused on the implementation of 3-Act Tasks in the elementary grades....

The Progression of Fractions

I'm excited to share the 4th installment of the Making Sense Series which explores meaning, equivalence, and comparison of fractions. Fractions are the gatekeeper of algebraic thinking and probably a big reason why we suffer from arithmophobia as a society.  I'm...

GCTM 2016 – Ignite Talks

For the second year running, we tackled Ignite Talks at Georgia's Math Conference.   Mike Wiernicki https://vimeo.com/190360814 Katie Breedlove https://vimeo.com/190362489 Jenise Sexton https://vimeo.com/190364708 Karla Cwetna https://vimeo.com/190381786 Carla Bidwell...

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