Monthly Archives: December 2013

Fake World Versus Real World

Like many math teachers, I have been following Dan Meyer’s discussion on “fake world” math tasks versus “real world” math tasks with interest, especially since one of my early blog posts was on this subject and one of the presentations I do for teachers is on this very topic. My observation is that it is […]

[Global Math] Recording of my presentation on Teacher and Student questions

I just noticed that I can embed recordings of presentations from Big Marker, so I decided to embed my presentation for the Global Math department here. The presentation topic was “Teacher and Student Questions.” You can view the slides here.

My son, the math teacher

My son went to a full day session to meet up with some other children around his age who are being homeschooled. During this time he had a class on engineering with Lego, and a lot of free time with which to play and socialize with the other children. Interestingly enough, the kids decide to […]