Supporting students who struggle in math with developmentally appropriate content and pedagogical strategies
Developmental implications of math anxiety.
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”
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”