Wonder in Mathematics
[verb] + [noun]: Wondering about and creating wonder
Helping students give better talks.
Mr and Mrs Smith in one of my favourite party puzzles.
Introducing an easy-to-understand game that serves as an entry point to a rich area of mathematics.
Two word clouds that remind me of my purpose as a teacher.
Spirals, notice and wonder, infinite geometric series, vocabulary, and respect for students.
Exploring a variety of multiplication methods to encourage fluency.
Sharing five of my teaching pillars.
Introducing the fold-and-cut activity.
Thinking about what provides me inspiration and focus.
Trying to understand student choices.
A task to promote creative thinking and reasoning.
Dot talks, feedback with a highlighter, uncovering misconceptions, and two of my favourite people.
Opening the door to a multi-level exploration of a task.
Taking a moment to seek feedback from students.
Learning from difficult ski runs.
Sharing my favourite mathematical game.
Building mathematical intuition.
Five opportunities to be 'in the presence of mathematical thinking'.
Keynotes and workshops for the Mathematical Association of Tasmania.
A word to eliminate in teaching maths.
An interesting take on using common words to explain complex ideas.
A quiet student notices something unexpected in a puzzle.
A memory on Mother's Day.
Some of the books I've read so far in 2016.
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