Browsing articles tagged with " 8 Math Teaching Practices"
Dec
13
2016

The OKMath Framework Released

A couple weeks ago, I announced the new Oklahoma Test and Item Specification release for mathematics grades 3-8 and 10. Then I told you not to use them. The response was mixed. On one hand, there were responses from folks like Moriah Widener, one of Oklahoma’s most recent Presidential Award winners, responding with support: Thank […]

Aug
25
2016

#OKMath Task Force Launches

Let’s Do This The #OKMath Task Force intends to unite Oklahoma math teachers in a collaborative effort to implement and refine rich, grade-specific tasks and WE NEED YOU! Join a us on a 9-week journey of learning with an entire state of teachers working toward becoming excellent teachers. Check out the breakdown of the 9-week plan that […]

Feb
2
2015

Math Teaching Practice 2

[This post is a part of series on the Eight Mathematics Teaching Practices. If you haven’t had a chance to get to know the Eight Mathematics Teaching Practices, start with an introduction here. You can check out Practice 1 here. We also did a survey about the Teacher and Student Actions you can read about […]

Sep
2
2014

Math Teaching Practice 1

[If you haven’t had a chance to get to know the Eight Mathematics Teaching Practices, start with an introduction here.] One of the things I really started wrapping my head around while I was writing math lessons at the K20 Center was the power of the narrative. As a teacher, I did not really convey […]

Aug
7
2014

Principles to Actions: An Introduction

This week I had the great honor to present at the 2014 Oklahoma CareerTech Conference for STEM Education held at OSU-Tulsa. I was asked by Sara Wright, my esteemed counterpart at Career Tech, to present on my favorite free calculator, Desmos, and on the new landmark publication from NCTM, “Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematics Success for […]