# How is Math Like Peanut Butter?

How is math like peanut butter?  How are prime numbers like glue? Here is an instructional strategy that you can quickly use to help students to think carefully about the attributes of two very unlike ideas. This post ends differently … Continue reading How is Math Like Peanut Butter?

# The Parking Meter Question

You are about to see a question, a flexible mathematical model, a solution pathway, and an answer. My question to you:  Do you agree with the answer that I provide in the video? In one week, I will post an … Continue reading The Parking Meter Question

# I am on a Learning Mission

I am a learner on a learning mission.  I am determined to learn.  I am ready to step into new territory.  I cannot stand still.   With one foot on what I already know The other reaching for something new … Continue reading I am on a Learning Mission

# 8 Animated Dots and 1 Powerful Question

Here are 8 dots and 2 questions.  One of the questions is very powerful.  I hope this short video will cause your perspective to shift multiple times and will allow you to see through the eyes of several of your … Continue reading 8 Animated Dots and 1 Powerful Question

# What is in the cup? (fractions and ratios)

What is in the cup?  This is an engaging, interactive, classroom community and exploration activity that will lead to powerful discussion.  Watch the video below and try this activity in your classroom.     Another post you might be interested … Continue reading What is in the cup? (fractions and ratios)

# The Multiplication FLAIR

A FLAIR is a highly interactive document that can be used flexibly to rapidly provide independent feedback to students.  The video below will detail how to use the Multiplication FLAIR document.  FLAIR is an acronym for Feedback for Learning at … Continue reading The Multiplication FLAIR

# My Version of the Talk a Mile a Minute Vocabulary Activity

Talk a Mile a Minute is a truly powerful classroom vocabulary activity which produces very high levels of engagement.  I would like to challenge you to watch the video below, download the PowerPoint template, and use this activity in your … Continue reading My Version of the Talk a Mile a Minute Vocabulary Activity