“It’s not complicated, faster is better!” If you believe the AT&T commercials faster is always better and for years we have taught math using that same theory! We taught procedures and gave daily timed math facts tests to ensure students would become faster and faster at “doing” math. We celebrated two things; the correct answer and arriving at it quickly or automatically. Through our efforts a small segment of our population was congratulated and made to believe they were our […]
By the Numbers
with Renee Smith
As you might guess, By the Numbers is a math podcast. But this isn’t your “mama’s math”, this is math for “Their Future”. “They” are the kids in the seats today and all the ones to come. This is about what we need to change in math education to help our students be prepared for the real world when they leave our classrooms.
We’ll talk about best practices, resources, web sites, apps, and anything else that sparks my interest. There’ll be special guests, helpful tips and a little “sum”thing for everyone. “Count” on it!
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