This is a list of posts I’ve written about instructional routines.
- Why Instructional Routines?
An argument for why instructional routines are important for mathematics teachers to learn.
- Instructional Routines as Formative Assessment
A description of how instructional routines are aligned to Dylan Wiliam’s five strategies for formative assessment.
- Too Many Rich Tasks, Not Enough Rich Pedagogy
A call for people to share more than tasks with each other, but to share more of the instructional moves that go with those tasks.
- Ambitious Mathematics Curriculum
A description of what mathematics curriculum could look like, given practical and theoretical concerns about teaching and learning.
- Why Inquiry Fails
A list of problems that commonly occur in inquiry-based lessons with suggestions on how to mitigate these problems.
- Planning Lessons
Some detail on how my planning process for lessons has changed during my career.
- Teaching All Students
Some resources for supporting all students within core mathematics instruction.
- Inclusion as the Norm
An argument for utilizing teaching strategies that support all students in having access to lessons.
- Humanizing The Mathematics Classroom
“If you do not feel included in the math classroom, then it cannot be a humanizing experience for you.”
- Approximating Teaching Practice
A suggestion to use instructional rehearsals as a way for groups of teachers to work on improving teaching practice collaboratively.