Posts tagged with mathematics

Week/Month/Season in Lab


As my readers have no doubt noticed, I have not been putting up Week in Lab posts. Although I’m not hitting the cutting edge so much this month, I am still working in the lab with the kiddos. My outside time for writing has been taken up with my campaign for union office, and the […]

Week in Lab: Focus on Unit Pricing


Due to minimum days, most of last week was an extension of last week, so rather than write about that, I’m going to focus on what I’ve done over the last few weeks in one grade level. The actual text and pictures for each lesson is at the bottom of the post. You can click […]

Live Blog of Day 3 at ILC


What’s the “whole” point?


Pi Pie on Flickr! Nope, not something else about Web 2.0, technology in education, etc. just a simple observation about mathematics instruction in elementary schools in this country. One training I went to where the trainer described a Chinese educator’s consternation with America’s over-reliance on pies for fraction education (“too much round-food” was the quote). […]

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