Entries by Jennifer Wathall

CRAFTING QUALITY MATH GENERALIZATIONS: ESTABLISHING GOALS TO FOCUS LEARNING

One of the Mathematics Teaching Practices from National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM, 2014) is: Establish mathematics goals to focus learning. Effective teaching of mathematics establishes clear goals for the mathematics that students are learning, situates goals within learning progressions, and uses goals to guide instructional decisions.  Generalizations are summaries of thought and overriding […]