Adam King believes that math skills will not improve until math attitudes do. Watch the video to find out what he is doing to change math attitudes and what you can do as well!
I'm amazed by how many of Troy's favorite things are things I'd never thought about. Troy has a gift for finding beauty and wonder in the mathematics of the world all around us!
2016 Ignite - Cathy Callow-Heusser: Connecting Strategies Across Concepts to Build Conceptual Understanding in Mathematics
Take five minutes to learn from Cathy Callow-Heusser how to develop conceptual understanding before teaching procedures and the importance of saying to our students and ourselves, "How does it work? Why does it work? Justify your reasoning!"
"It is the response to failure that is the most important thing. Is there such thing as a successful failure? Encourage students who fail so that they never FEEL like they have failed. If students feel successful, they will try again and be successful." - Ryan Francom
Got 5 minutes? Listen to Mike Paap talk about Clarifying Moments in this 2016 UCTM Ignite talk.
We are happy to be able to share with you another video of one of our outstanding Ignite speakers from our 2016 UCTM Conference. Look for the rest of the Ignite talks to be posted to the blog this week. But today, learn from Christina Watts how to use computers for visualizing, multiple representations, exploring interesting questions, demonstrations, and making tedious tasks easy and fast.