Mathematics and the Mind
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Teaching and Learning of mathematics that requires thinking.
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Math Perspectives - Intervention

Math Perspectives - Intervention | Mathematics and the Mind | Scoop.it
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Number talks! Early numeracy practice with universal design for learning (built-in differentiation).

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Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover | Video on TED.com

Today's math curriculum is teaching students to expect -- and excel at -- paint-by-numbers classwork, robbing kids of a skill more important than solving problems: formulating them.
Alexis Filippini's insight:

- using "multimedia" in a painless way (the picture of the water jug)

- creating authentic application

- most important: using math class to generate questions, not just answer questions

 

I really like the specific example of how to modify textbook problems.

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