Jo Boaler’s New Release “Limitless Mind” – A Must Read for All

For those of you that have followed my posts over the course of the last year, you probably have figured out that I am a fan of Jo Boaler and all of her work around Mathematical Mindsets.  It is therefore no surprise that in this post I will talk about her most recent book “Limitless …

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New School Year Resources!

Happy new school year, everyone! I hope that everyone’s new school year is off to a wonderful start as you create classroom environments where students feel safe to explore math in new and exciting ways!  I wanted to share with you a few of my favorite resources that you can use in your classroom to …

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Got Problems? (I sure hope so!)

When asked what we want students to know and be able to do, most teachers will often say they want their students to become good problem solvers and critical thinkers. But sometimes I wonder if our actions and assessment methods are in line with that wish. I know that many teachers feel lots of pressure …

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Math Escape Rooms Offer Both Engagement and Higher Order Thinking

The end of the year can be an extremely challenging time to keep students engaged in the mathematical material you are covering in class.  Normally, the hot weather and the thoughts of summer vacation have already taken root in a middle school student’s mind, making it almost impossible to complete any new material.  That, coupled …

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Workshop – Best Practices: #Mathwithtech

Date: August 15th Time: 8am-2pm Location: Bedford High School, NH Cost: $209 (Lunch included) Do you math with tech? Do you want to learn how? Wondering how to most effectively use tech in the classroom? This day long workshop is designed to help attendees think about best practices when mixing math and technology together. Join …

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Professional Development Opportunity

Rivier University is pleased to announce a graduate level course that will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00-6:30 from May 13 through June 27.  This course is designed for current and prospective high school mathematics teachers to revisit the subject of Calculus from a teacher’s perspective.  The emphasis will be on the understanding …

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Kaplinsky and Beyond!

By Rob Lukasiak, NHTM President I am a big fan of Robert Kaplinsky. Some of you may know him from his excellent “open middle” problems. If not, then you should check out http://www.openmiddle.com/. Or, you might be familiar with his connection to the “Observe Me” movement. Learn more at https://robertkaplinsky.com/observeme/. The basic idea behind “Observe …

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