Monthly Archives: March 2014

Random Comments About Learning Mathematics

I Googled “Math Quotes Story Problems” today and got this: Accessed at No, I don’t have a pinterest account. That is just where Google took me. Really. I Googled story problems for a reason. I went to see a new doctor … Continue reading

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Math Journaling Webinar

Just a quick note. Yesterday the Utah State Office of Education and the Utah Education Network hosted a Core Academy in Action Math Webinar on Journaling in Mathematics. It was presented by Tamara Shaw, a former math coach and current … Continue reading

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Strategies for Addition and Subtraction

“Let’s go invent tomorrow rather than worrying about what happened yesterday.” -Steve Jobs Sometimes we hear from parents and some teachers that they would love us to go back to teaching math the way they learned it. They say they can’t … Continue reading

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