The Stenhouse Blog

What does small-group instruction mean in mathematics?

Posted by admin on Oct 31, 2019 9:46:03 AM

"There is something special about the closeness of working with a few mathematicians to tackle a problem." ~ Kassia Wedekind, Math Exchanges

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

Teacher's Corner Podcast: Graham Fletcher and Tracy Zager

Posted by admin on Oct 28, 2019 11:04:15 AM

Our latest episode of Teacher's Corner features a fantastic conversation between Graham Fletcher and Tracy Zager about the development of the Fact Fluency Toolkit, available next year. Click the image to listen!

Sign up HERE and be the first to receive news and updates about this exciting new resource!

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

#StenhouseMath Chat with Mike Flynn RECAP

Posted by admin on Oct 15, 2019 10:15:19 AM

"I feel like it’s easy to get trapped in the weeds of right and wrong answers and lose sight of the richness of actually engaging in mathematical processes. #StenhouseMath"

~Mike Flynn, author of Beyond Answers

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

Teacher's Corner Podcast: Number Talks with Cathy Humphreys and Ruth Parker

Posted by admin on Oct 3, 2019 4:55:29 PM

In this newest installment of the Teacher's Corner Podcast, Cathy Humphreys and Ruth Parker, authors of Making Number Talks Matter and Digging Deeper: Making Number Talks Matter Even More talk about their journey writing these two important math books and what they've learned along the way.

Listen to it here.

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

Increase Engagement in Math Class by Incorporating Debate

Posted by admin on Sep 27, 2019 2:09:42 PM

Math teacher and author of the new book, Up for Debate! Chris Luzniak, wondered what would happen if he blended the energizing techniques from his debate classes with the lessons in his math classes to help his students become more engaged—he was not disappointed.

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

What Does an Open Middle Classroom Look Like?

Posted by admin on Sep 18, 2019 1:44:14 PM

The following is excerpted from the Introduction of the new book by Robert Kaplinsky, Open Middle Math: Problems That Unlock Student Thinking, Grades 6–12. Find out what your classroom can look like by incorporating the ideas from this book into your math instruction.

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

Stenhouse Authors at NCTM, Boston

Posted by admin on Sep 17, 2019 2:22:15 PM

It’s almost time for the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) regional conference in Boston, MA. Here is a rundown of what our Stenhouse math authors will be up to. Be sure to catch their sessions!

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

#StenhouseMath Twitter Chat Recap - Intentional Talk

Posted by admin on Sep 11, 2019 3:30:39 PM

In case you missed it, here is the recap of last night's #StenhouseMath Twitter Chat with Elham Kazemi and Allison Hintz on their book, Intentional Talk: How to Structure and Lead Productive Mathematical Discussions.

Teachers and math enthusiasts from all over the country joined in to chat about how to use the strategies in this book to explore deeper math discussions in the classroom. There are a lot of great ideas shared, so read to get some tips!

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath