Math Mindsets

    Originally Shared on: http://ontariomathresources.blogspot.ca/2016/10/the-importance-of-growth-mindset-and.html Growth Mindsets in Math are important for student learning.  Our youngest students are often very excited about learning math. But then something happens. I believe that  a students diminishing excitement for math is directly related to a lack of a growth mindset. What is a Growth Mindset?  A GrowthContinue reading “Math Mindsets”

Math: How we Teach in the Classroom Matters

Embed from Getty Images Our personal schemas about math greatly impacts how we feel about math and ultimately how we will perform in math. From the time we are born, we are impacted by the attitudes and beliefs of those around us. The effects of nurture that shape our schemas of how the world works,Continue reading “Math: How we Teach in the Classroom Matters”

Math and Communication

The strategies we use to teach math are coming under a lot of consideration these days. I do believe that curriculum frameworks are changing for the better within a changing society. We are moving from a purely behaviouralistic view of curriculum as drill, repetition, basic skills instruction and review. Curriculum under this view is highlyContinue reading “Math and Communication”