by Brooke Rose | Aug 21, 2018 | Grades 6–8

Growing up we usually think we are either a math person or not a math person. But, in preparing for this year I saw a picture that said ‘How to be a math person: Step 1: Do math Step 2: Be a person’ and I really started to look at math differently. I’ve been teaching...
by Jenna Laib | Jun 12, 2018 | Grades 6–8

By Jenna Laib My sixth graders are weary of pre-assessments. No matter how many times we discuss the goal of a pre-assessment–for me to learn more about their current strategies and understandings, so that I can design learning experiences that fit them better–all of...
by Robin Moore | Jan 22, 2018 | Professional Learning

By Robin Moore As a coach, how can I help teachers structure their lesson-planning in order for students to unpack their mathematical understandings? This question is always at the forefront of my mind as I reflect on my work as an instructional coach. Most times, I...
by Alicia Farmer | Jan 16, 2018 | Professional Learning

By Alicia Farmer I am the type of teacher you want on your teaching team. I am the person that can remember vast amounts of details, predict potential obstacles, and meet any and all deadlines. My organized personality is apparent everywhere in my classroom. From...