Reflections from Teaching: Fraction Talks

A post on the fraction talks tasks that I have used with success in grade 7/8 classrooms.

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Reflections from Teaching: When Are Learners Novices No More?

At what point in a student’s learning trajectory does he/she become a non-novice? What repercussions may occur if we believe all students are novices?

Reflections from Teaching: Multiple Strategies Converge into One

A neat teaching moment where all the strategies my students used blended into one.

Cog-nitive Overload: “Counting Cogs” from youcubed.org

I reflect on the “Counting Cogs” activity from Youcubed.

Soft Skills Programs: Yea or Nay?

A post in which we discover where “soft skills” originated and determine whether or not we should explicitly teach them.