Math standards cover a wide array of topics, from operations to measurement to geometry. While math is a beautiful and timeless subject, there has been a lot of attention given to what standards we think students should be taught. Given our increasingly fast-paced, data driven world, perhaps no standard is more important than "develop and … Continue reading The Importance of Data
What sorts of technology would you use to talk about measurement? The more I reflect on this question, the stranger it seems. As a math teacher, measurement seems so fundamental that I would not consider using a digital technology to talk about it. I would use those things we have been using for a long … Continue reading Measure it!
Measurement seems a weird topic for a high school math teacher. It is generally expected that students can measure things by the time they get to high school. They can use a ruler, a protractor, and various other instruments of measurement. It is what students do with that measurement that is usually the concern of … Continue reading What’s with Measurement?