Does 80% of 65 = 65% of 80?

Does 80% of 65 = 65% of 80?

I recently read Digging Deeper: Making Number Talks Matter Even More by Ruth Parker and Cathy Humphreys. (This book is a follow up to their book Making Number Talks Matter.) Both books are brilliantly written and describe the authors’ process and thinking about what I...
Ready, Set, Norms!

Ready, Set, Norms!

The beginning of the year is an exciting time; one that offers us an opportunity to get to know our students. As we learn their interests, cultures, developing identities, and preferences we are simultaneously thinking about how we can create an equitable learning...
The Learning Continues

The Learning Continues

In February 2021, amidst growing conversations about “learning loss” and “the covid slide,” we wrote a blog, “This Learning is Not Lost” which presented a different perspective. It introduced a series of blogs (1, 2, 3, 4), based on visits to virtual classrooms where:...