Essays

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Math
What is Fluency?
Planning the Lesson
The First Day of School
The Math Teacher
Decorating a Math Classroom
Fewer Teachers Increase Curricular Impact
Thoughts on Curricula
The Most Valuable Math Resource
Guided Discovery: A Balanced Pedagogical Approach
The Sagherian Triangle: A Strategic Seating Arrangement
The Math Gene Myth
Finding the Hook
If I’m Ever a Kindergarten Math Teacher
Developing Flexible Thinkers May Require a Less Flexible Approach
An Enviable Burden: Standards Alone Won’t Groom Great Mathematicians
Transforming Math Education Requires Concentrated Effort
The Problem with Sparkle
Reassessing Preassessments
The Underlining Problem with Solving Word Problems
Drawing Students to Express their Thinking
Circling Around the Subject
Gamifying Elementary Mathematics
Objective Objections
The Power of Brevity
Was Mrs. Thomas Right?
Mathematics vs. Theatrics, A Response to Dr. Jo Boaler by Bill Davidson
A Hidden Value of Mental Math
Education Reformation
Protecting First Period: An Approach to Solving Chronic Truancy
Mending the Middle School Bridge
Academic Tradeoffs Accompany Private Education
A Move to Better Schooling
Cultivating Master Teachers
Ingredients for a Lifetime Love of Learning
One Potential Upshot to Common Core – Less Standardized Testing
Changing World Demands Teachers with more Specialization in Early Grades
The Debate over Common Core Ignores the Biggest Question in Education
Test Delivers Cruel Blow to Struggling Students