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Abstraction

That Science Article

I finally managed to read the original text of that Science article. You know, the one that raised hackles? It addresses an issue I’ve troubled myself over before. For all of the naysaying about the validity of the study, it rings true to me. How do I get my kids to see the connection between […]

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The problem with abstraction.

My biggest problem as a math teacher? I’m not sure anyone agrees on what math really is. Even among math teachers and coaches, I’m not sure I can get agreement. Forget it if we need to include parents and administrators. Last week, I was talking to an administrator about math instruction (They’re planning on getting […]

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