The Power of Warm-ups
One thing I am passionate about is sharing what I have found to be successful in my own classroom. I put together a little presentation I called The Power of Warm-up, for a summer learning session for teachers. It is quite long – but divided into sections. Watch a little at a time, testing ideas out as you go. Also be sure to follow the amazing mathematicians that I mention. Their posts on Twitter have transformed how I operate. Check it out by clicking here!
Dividing into Squares
Everyone knows that the first day math activity is really important. Here is a little video about an activity I do every year in my class. Definitely a great way to promote persistence, pattern identification, generalizing and applying strategy, and communication in problem solving. Have a look by clicking here!