Good vs. Evil: Pedagogy in the Classroom

Sunday, March 27, 2016 / 14 comments
My school district has been piloting math materials for the past two years. Now that the second year is coming to a close, tensions are rising between teachers.  Differences in pedagogy are bubbling to the surface. Amongst other things, it is very apparent that inquiry-based instruction is on one side and direct instruction is on the other.  It's a battle of good versus evil, the Dark Side versus The Rebel Alliance, or is it?

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Discovering Relationships Through Context and Inquiry

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 / 10 comments
This year, the idea that there is a relationship between addition and subtraction was discovered in a Number Talk, a Number String to be more precise.

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