Developing Procedural Fluency in mathematics

Developing Procedural Fluency in mathematics

A series of blog posts designed to help all stakeholders understand the importance of changing how we teach and learn mathematics. The series also provides a comprehensive vision for mathematics instruction around the Number and Operations- Base Ten learning...
Conceptual Understanding, the Framework

Conceptual Understanding, the Framework

Conceptual Framework Developing conceptual understanding of mathematics has long been a goal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (Smith, Bill, & Raith, 2018), the National Research Council (National Mathematics Advisory Panel, 2008), and the...
Conceptual Understanding, the Instructional Shifts

Conceptual Understanding, the Instructional Shifts

Instructional Shifts As teachers implement shifts in instruction, what students do in the classroom looks different, how students practice looks different, student homework looks different. It is important to note that change takes time, and teachers must be supported...
Helping Students Understand Their Own Thinking

Helping Students Understand Their Own Thinking

Helping students learn to think about the processes they use to solve problems is an area of interest for me these days. I have been reading a lot about the different ways to help students understand problem solving in mathematics and the different kinds of thinking...
“Give For Good Louisville” Campaign

“Give For Good Louisville” Campaign

For the first time, CTL will actively participate in the “Give For Good Louisville” Campaign. The Community Foundation of Louisville is committed to its focus on being a force for good and has built a wonderful platform that promotes giving back to our city and the...