Virtual Reality in the Math Class: Moving from Abstract to Concrete

I have been thinking about Virtual Reality (VR) and how it could support math class. I think that we can help our students develop deeper conceptual understandings of math if we can provide opportunities to help students experience the math in multiple immersive ways. We know that students learn best when they can experience theContinue reading “Virtual Reality in the Math Class: Moving from Abstract to Concrete”

Selecting Mathematical Strategies

Helping students to select a mathematical strategy vs executing a strategy correctly.

Supporting Struggling Students in Math

Supporting students who struggle in math with developmentally appropriate content and pedagogical strategies

Math Talk in the Classroom

Facilitating quality math talk in the classroom is essential to promote student learning. However, this can be very challenging. One cornerstone of effective math talk, is the ability to listen, question, paraphrase and learn from other students. Despite the fact that teachers create classroom norms and expectations around effective communication, students may be inadvertently reinforcedContinue reading “Math Talk in the Classroom”