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Jan 31, 2022

Part 2 of our Math Discussion Series! 
We often hear teachers ask about the types of questions to ask during a math discussion. This is SUCH an important part of math discussions. So, let's break down the good, the bad, and the ugly wiht questions about math!  In today's episode we'll discuss:

  • the types of questions to...


#19 Four Ways to Keep Students Engaged Through Purposeful Planning

Jan 30, 2022

Four Ways to Keep Students Engaged Through Purposeful Planning! 

Today we will chat about how you can be purposeful in your planning for math discussions. Starting with the big goal (the standard) and working down to the quesitons you'll ask! They are all connected to your plan. 

In this episode you will learn:

  • Start...


Jan 24, 2022

Let's get real clear on the question... what is a math discussion? This is the first episode our Math Discussions Series! So, let's call this part 1 of Math Discussions! 

In this episode you will learn:

  • The aspects of a high quality math discussion 
  • 4 ways to get started with math discussions in your classroom today!


Jan 17, 2022

We work tirelessly to ensure our students feel safe to take risks in our math classroom communities.

But to achieve that safety, our students need to be fully seen for who they truly are. By using the words of Black Mathematicians and other diverse math leaders we can empower and inspire our students to feel like they...


Jan 10, 2022

On this episode Lorraine is sharing her journey to becoming a more student centered teacher. Lorraine keeps it real, gives tangible tips, and is so relatable.  In this episode you will learn:

  • How she talks less & listens more 
  • Uses what works in other subject areas in math 
  • Ways she makes time for student...