Monthly Archives: October 2017

10 things that might actually disrupt US education

There’s a list being shared of ten things that will disrupt US education and I agree with Dan Willingham. My bold prediction: none of these 10 will disrupt education. None. — Daniel Willingham (@DTWillingham) October 16, 2017   In no particular order, here are ten things that might actually disrupt US education.   Teachers […]

A Conference Experiment

My colleagues have long been frustrated sharing our work at conferences primarily because the work we do is complex and hard for people to understand thoroughly within the constraints of a conference session where we only have at most 75 minutes to work on an idea. So we contacted the organizers of the two NCTM […]

Questions about Curriculum

Here are some questions that I ask myself whenever I read through a mathematics curriculum:   • Does this curriculum assume that children will forget ideas over time? • Does this curriculum provide instructional supports that increase the odds that all children have access to it? • Does the curriculum assume all students are capable of […]