Growth Mindset

Focusing on Our 3 P’s – Positive Personal Progress

With facing the stress of giving semester exams on top of changing learning modes between remote, hybrid, and all-in, it was essential for me to help my students stay calm…

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Feedback for Learning

Anxiety. Stress. Grades. Students have a million activities, classes, events, and social issues they manage everyday. They are busy and overwhelmed. Add a math class in there and some students…

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Math Curiosities, Part 2

In my previous post on Mathematical Curiosities (www.imath.us/math), I wrote that I would explain in more detail later.  So, here are a few of the experiences I have had utilizing…

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Number Talks – An Unexpected Side Effect

Number Talks – An Unexpected Side Effect We have all heard, “Mistakes are proof that you are trying”, “Mistakes are opportunities to learn”, “Mistakes are stepping stones of learning,” but…

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The Power of Self-Talk

In recent years, education and brain research have collided.  The science of the structure of the human brain provides significant evidence that our thinking has the power to physiologically change…

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