Developing the Notetaking Skill

Developing the Notetaking Skill

Background: Taking notes from teacher presentations or from text or electronic material is an expectation for students beginning in the intermediate grades that increases at each level:  middle school, high school and especially college.  For some students, figuring...

Writing to Communicate in Mathematics

Students struggle to share what they know about mathematics through writing, and it should not be surprise to anyone that students feel uncomfortable writing about mathematics. As math teachers, most of us don’t write about mathematics routinely (if ever). We were not...
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...