## Division Unit with Technology

I have attached my grade 4 introduction to division unit. With all of my math units I like to focus on conceptual understanding first then move to the applications so my units are fairly slow paced in the beginning then pick up as we move along. I find that my students typically respond well to…

## Number Sense Activites

I chose to create my Pinterest board focusing on number sense. Number sense routines are something I do daily with my students and that provide a lot of opportunity for students who may not normally engage in mathematical discussions to engage. My goal when choosing number sense activities is to pick Low Threshold High Ceiling…

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## Low Threshold – High Ceiling tasks

I first heard the term Low Threshold – High Ceiling ( LTHC) tasks a few years ago in an afterschool workshop on getting students talking in socials and science. I didn’t pay much attention to it at the time, I was a first-year teacher and getting my feet wet with so many things it was…

## Math Routines

Math routines have become one of my favourite ways to build number sense in my classroom. There are many math routines out there and I could not list them all in this post. Below I have outlined a few of my favourites. My Favourite No This has to be a favourite in my classroom and…

## Videos that Inspire Me

Over the last few weeks I have watched a large number of math themed Ted Talks and a few others about education I have posted my personal video play list below.

## Response to the Mathematician’s Lament

https://www.maa.org/external_archive/devlin/LockhartsLament.pdf The Mathematician’s Lament hit me hard as someone who loves music and art, I couldn’t imagine a world where a child’s only exposure to art or music was one where it was so proscribed as Lockhart suggests. I grew up as a competitive dancer and it continues to shape my outlook, reading Lockhart’s Lament…

## Collective Presentation

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1TZvUFyHnv_QrAt5stbEtfd9EprUj4H19VtvdqvdxLFM/edit?usp=sharing In my most recent course we built a collective presentation this was a challenging exercise for me to know how to contribute to a group presentation that was built completely asynchronously. The results of this presentation surprised me in how well it came together and how little we doubled up on material. This presentation…

## Family Numeracy Matters

Family Numeracy Times In other years my school has celebrated Family Numeracy day in May where parents or other family members are invited to come to the school and play math games with their students for the first hour of the school day. This is a great way to engage families and show them how…