Elementary Math, Number Sense, Pedagogy, Uncategorized

Creating a Math Community

Friends, it's the time of year that teachers are thinking about the return to school or you're already back and in the swing of things. First, I want to wish each and every one of you a great school year! I know that a lot of you that follow me here at Make Math Meaningful… Continue reading Creating a Math Community

Elementary Math, Math Talk, Number Sense, Pedagogy, Vocabulary

What is a mathematician?

To be honest, if you asked 100 different people you may get 100 different answers. What is a mathematician? For me this is a simple question. For students, this is quite tricky. At the start of every school year, for the past 9 or so years, I have given this question to each of my… Continue reading What is a mathematician?