Ep 105: Let the Students Play

Ep 105: Let the Students Play

Update: 2022-06-21
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Often people misunderstand what this game we call mathematics is and feel they aren't good enough to play. In this episode Pam and Kim discuss how students need the opportunity to experience and play in the real game of mathematics.
Talking Points:

  • Mathematizing is not about speed
  • Pam, the basketball player
  • It's not about memorizing disconnected rules and procedures.
  • Kim, the teacher pleaser¬†
  • Experience and opportunities are important so kids have choices
  • We need all students in the game of math
  • Is there such a thing as a "math gene" or natural talent?
  • All students have different talents to bring to the table
  • Take the Math Perspective Quiz to find more about your perspective of math class and instruction.
  • All students have talents to bring to the table


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Ep 105: Let the Students Play

Ep 105: Let the Students Play

Pam Harris