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...

The One-Handed Clock in a Digital Era

It's tough to make a case for the analog clock in our digital world. I'll leave the debate of its relevance up to the professionals. Nonetheless, the analog clock remains a staple in the majority of math curriculums. Let's take the following standard for example:...

3-Act Task: A kindergarten lesson captured

Over the past few months I've been asked for videos that capture a 3-Act Task being taught in the elementary grades. I didn't have any, or know of anyone that has captured an elementary 3-Act except for this Teaching Channel piece. Before moving forward, this post...