Category Archives: scaffolding

Where inquiry and methods intersect

Had a nice, quick twitter conversation with Anna (@borschtwithanna) yesterday morning. Anna reached out with a question about providing methods in an inquiry-based classroom. If you teach PBL or PrBL, do you teach students standard algorithms too? @emergentmath @SchettinoPBL @NatBanting … Continue reading

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Seven (Sneaky) Activities To Get Your Students Talking Mathematically

So we all know it’s importance. We all understand that students learn more when they do it. The problem is how to facilitate it. “It” is getting students to talk mathematically. As a teacher, you can’t really say “ok kiddos, … Continue reading

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