Are application problems the only way to make math engaging?

Every time I say to a group of math teachers that I want to make math more engaging in my classroom…inevitably the first suggestion has been to incorporate more real world applications. Great idea but what about the content areas which don’t have grade appropriate application problems…like complex numbers. Complex numbers or imaginary numbers areContinue reading “Are application problems the only way to make math engaging?”

Make Math Moments Virtual Summit (Part 2)

Here are some more takeaways from Make Math Moments Virtual Summit. Please feel free to take a look at part one of my takeaways here. 4. Let me start with the session with Jennifer Withall. She is a pioneer of concepts based mathematics. She believes that information without intellect is meaningless. She is a greatContinue reading “Make Math Moments Virtual Summit (Part 2)”

Make Math Moments Virtual Summit (Part 1)

A huge shoutout to Kyle Pearce and John Orr for organizing this wonderful learning opportunity for newbie educators like me who are eagerly looking for any chance to learn. The list of presenters was phenomenal and as much as I try, I don’t think I would be able to do articulate everything I learned. HereContinue reading “Make Math Moments Virtual Summit (Part 1)”

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