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Developing Mathematical Habits of Mind = Experienced Problem Solvers

Posted by Cindy Bryant

Feb 11, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Have you ever had one of those days when things just weren’t clicking like they should? Then it dawns on you that you failed to carry out one of your daily habits or routines? Most likely you had some distraction, which resulted in you omitting just one simple act. But oh how that one simple omission can wreak havoc on your entire day!!!

Our lives are full of habits – routines, actions, or behaviors that are so well formed that they happen without any thought on our part. There’s just something about our habits and routines that adds organization and structure, helps us to make sense of our world, and overall helps our lives run smoothly. 

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Topics: Implementing the Common Core, Resources, Teaching & Learning

Q & A from Our Webinar with EdWeek, 'Closing the Factory: Productive Struggle and the New Math Model'

Posted by Zacc Dukowitz

Feb 3, 2016 11:02:59 AM

Last week LearnBop sponsored a webinar in partnership with Education Week called "Closing the Factory: Productive Struggle and the New Math Model." During the webinar we were inundated with questions. This blog post contains those questions, grouped by topic, with answers typed in or notes on where the question(s) is addressed in the webinar recording.

For those looking for slides and a transcript of the webinar, you can find them here. For those looking for the live recording of the webinar, it can be found here.

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Topics: Resources, Teaching & Learning, Webinars, Leadership, Connected Educators

5 Factors in Conveying and Fostering a Growth Mindset

Posted by Cindy Bryant

Jan 20, 2016 6:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Differentiating Instruction, Implementing the Common Core, Resources, Teaching & Learning

The Four P's—The Future of Edtech

Posted by Julie Davis - Guest Author

Jan 13, 2016 6:30:00 AM

We're happy to share this post by Julie Davis, Technology Coordinator at Chatanooga Christian School (CCS). Julie first published this piece on her blog, Thoughts on All Things Edutechie Oriented.

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Topics: Teaching & Learning, Innovation, Connected Educators, Educational Technologies, EdTech Insights

Cool Math in Real Life: The Mathematics of Buying a House

Posted by Chris Brida

Jan 6, 2016 7:00:00 AM

In my last blog, I discussed three fundamental concepts in Shark Tank—valuation, royalties and profit margins. These concepts are super important for making your watching experience a little bit more wholesome (like a good chicken noodle soup…or something).

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Topics: Teaching & Learning, STEM, Innovation, Inspiration, Educational Technologies

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