Connections to Mathematical Modeling

As part of CTL’s book study for the Focus in High School Mathematics Reasoning & Sense Making (FOCUS), this is the sixth in the series of those blog posts. Last time we looked at what the authors suggested for those Reasoning Habits that assists students in...

“Reasoning and Sense Making” The book study continues

I’m continuing my study of the book Focus on High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making. I’ve been going through the first four chapters again, just to get a second look at the material more closely. I found this incredible nugget in the first example on page...

Problem Solving with help from Dan Meyer

Dan Meyer presented at the TEDxNYED conference recently and delivered this talk on teaching problem solving in US schools: Let me say I couldn’t agree with him more! His approach to developing problem solving is simple. Let students focus on figuring out what...