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Making Math Moments That Matter

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Wondering how to create a classroom culture where students don't want to stop exploring mathematics when the bell rings? Kyle Pearce from TapIntoTeenMinds.com and Jon Orr from MrOrr-IsAGeek.com team up to uncover how we can Make Math Moments That Matter for every student in the math classroom from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Discover how you can build easy to plan and fun to deliver math lessons that kids will not only love, but also learn from using the Making Math Moments That Matter 3-Part Framework. Get ready to learn as we interview math education influencers, engage in coaching calls with mathematics educators from around the world, and take deep dives into assessment, differentiation, student behaviour, engagement, problem solving, math fact fluency, and many other common teacher challenges as we strive to Make Math Moments That Matter. Let’s learn how we can meet the needs of every learner in all classrooms regardless of student readiness together!

Wondering how to create a classroom culture where students don't want to stop exploring mathematics when the bell rings? Kyle Pearce from TapIntoTeenMinds.com and Jon Orr from MrOrr-IsAGeek.com team up to uncover how we can Make Math Moments That Matter for every student in the math classroom from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Discover how you can build easy to plan and fun to deliver math lessons that kids will not only love, but also learn from using the Making Math Moments That Matter 3-Part Framework. Get ready to learn as we interview math education influencers, engage in coaching calls with mathematics educators from around the world, and take deep dives into assessment, differentiation, student behaviour, engagement, problem solving, math fact fluency, and many other common teacher challenges as we strive to Make Math Moments That Matter. Let’s learn how we can meet the needs of every learner in all classrooms regardless of student readiness together!

Location:

Canada

Description:

Wondering how to create a classroom culture where students don't want to stop exploring mathematics when the bell rings? Kyle Pearce from TapIntoTeenMinds.com and Jon Orr from MrOrr-IsAGeek.com team up to uncover how we can Make Math Moments That Matter for every student in the math classroom from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Discover how you can build easy to plan and fun to deliver math lessons that kids will not only love, but also learn from using the Making Math Moments That Matter 3-Part Framework. Get ready to learn as we interview math education influencers, engage in coaching calls with mathematics educators from around the world, and take deep dives into assessment, differentiation, student behaviour, engagement, problem solving, math fact fluency, and many other common teacher challenges as we strive to Make Math Moments That Matter. Let’s learn how we can meet the needs of every learner in all classrooms regardless of student readiness together!

Language:

English

Contact:

5195519599


Episodes

Two Formative Assessment Techniques You Should Stop Using!

3/1/2021
Hey there, In this episode we’re sharing two assessment strategies that are widely used every single day in math classes everywhere that we should stop using. These two strategies hinder our goal of building a math classroom that allows all students to think and access to mathematics! Stick with us and you’ll learn: two assessment practices you need to stop using and what you can do instead You’ll Learn: Resources: https://makemathmoments.com/tasks https://makemathmoments.com/afg

Duration:00:45:35

How To Engage Students While Teaching Remotely - A Math Mentoring Moment

2/22/2021
We’re speaking with Danitte Kozai today about how to prevent that student who shows up to your online class for attendance and then disengages and walks away from the computer. We’ll brainstorm with Danitte on how to engage students while teaching online through the use of low floor high ceiling tasks. This is another Math Mentoring Moment episode where we talk with a member of the Math Moment Maker Community who is working through struggles and together we brainstorm possible next steps...

Duration:00:49:59

How to Use Mindfulness to Change Trajectories - An Interview with Christina Lincoln-Moore

2/15/2021
Christina Lincoln-Moore an innovative Constructivist educational leader who is tenacious and profoundly dedicated to mindful project-based learning to engender formidable mathematics identities. She is currently an Assistant Principal as well as a featured speaker focused on the humanization of mathematics for traditionally marginalized students. Her professional presentations include the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and...

Duration:00:48:10

What Routines Make Your Day? - An Episode From the Math Moment Community!

2/8/2021
In this episode we hear from the members of the Math Moment Maker Community. Numerous educators share daily routines that we teachers use to keep us healthy, loving our jobs, or frankly just keep us sane in this crazy time. You’ll hear about morning routines to kick start their day; routines to use in the classroom to spark discussion and thinking; and routines that end those tiring days! You’ll Learn: Resources: Miracle Morning Book Atomic Habits Book

Duration:00:40:34

How Do I Catch Up My Absent Students Without Jumping To The Procedure? - A Math Mentoring Moment

2/1/2021
Today we speak with Adrianne Burns - a middle school math coach and interventionist from Wisconsin. During our chat with Adrianne, we discuss a challenge that is on her might right now and we’re sure is on yours too! What issue are we talking about? Well, that HUGE issue of student absenteeism and what we can do to help students who’ve missed that problem-based lesson that sparked curiosity and fueled the sense making in the rest of your students. This is another Math Mentoring Moment...

Duration:00:50:41

Fluency Doesn’t Just Happen - An Interview with Ann Elise Record

1/25/2021
Today we speak with Ann Elise Record. Ann Elise is a seasoned educator with a career spanning over two decades of elementary classroom experience. These days she’s a K-5 math coach who works with districts on developing strategies to increase students’ fact fluency as well as how to use manipulatives in the classroom. Stick around as we’ll discuss effective strategies to help children build their fact fluency; how to help students with the progression from additive thinking to...

Duration:00:42:55

There’s No Wild 3 Times 5’s Running Around - Where Are They Now Math Mentoring Moment

1/18/2021
In another “Where are they now?” episode series we bring back on 3rd grade teacher Bill Zbozny Del Percio from Pittsburgh. Bill’s back to talk about the changes he made in how he managed student learning with trying problem based tasks. He also chats with us about how he can embed the math process standards/expectations into his daily routines. This is another Math Mentoring Moment episode where we talk with a member of the Math Moment Maker Community who is working through struggles and...

Duration:00:53:02

How To Make Math Moments - A Discussion on the Unprofessional Development Podcast

1/11/2021
Jon and Kyle were on the Unprofessional Development Podcast with Tudisco and Mealy discussing how to make math moments that matter. This episode is a rebroadcast of that show. You’ll Learn: Resources: The Unprofessional Development Podcast Original broadcast (https://unpro.podbean.com/e/making-math-moments-unprofessional/) The Make Math Moments Online Workshop The Make Math Moments Academy https://makemathmoments.com/tasks https://makemathmoments.com/

Duration:01:08:32

Show Your Becauses - An Interview with Nat Banting

1/4/2021
Today we speak with Nat Banting, from Saskatoon Saskatchewan! Nat is a high school math teacher turned pre-service instructor who’s created amazing free resources like Fractiontalks.com and MenuMath. Nat was also the winner of 2019 Rosenthal Prize for Innovation and Inspiration in Math Teaching awarded by the National Museum of Mathematics (@MoMath1) in New York. In our rich discussion you’ll learn how creating limitations and constraints can drive good learning; how you can spark...

Duration:00:50:25

#109: Transitioning From Elementary to Middle School - A Math Mentoring Moment

12/28/2020
Today we speak with Shawn Seeley from the Tahoma School District. Shawn is seeking advice on transitioning from his 4th grade class into teaching middle school math at a new school all while teaching 100% remotely. Whew, that’s a lot of changes to start his school year. This is another Math Mentoring Moment episode where we talk with a member of the Math Moment Maker Community who is working through struggles and together we brainstorm possible next steps and strategies to overcome...

Duration:00:54:33

#108: How to Overcome “Dead Air Syndrome” Teaching Over Zoom - A Math Mentoring Moment

12/21/2020
In this Math Mentoring Moment episode we speak with Marnie Geltman; a 6th grade math/science teacher from Queens, New York. Marnie shares how transitioning from an active and hands-on face to face classroom to a completely online model is killing engagement. Together we brainstorm how to deal with "Dead Air" fear on Zoom, how to get your students to take risks, and how to engage students while teaching strictly online. This is another Math Mentoring Moment episode where we talk with a...

Duration:00:47:44

#107: How To Believe In Your Math Educators - An Interview with Mary Kemper

12/14/2020
Mary Kemper is the Director of Mathematics for Coppell ISD in Coppell, Texas. She’s an Apple Distinguished Educator, and the outgoing president of the Texas Association of Supervisors of Mathematics. In this episode we chat with Mary about what professional learning and support needs to look like; how to nudge teachers without causing overwhelm; what to stop doing in your professional development sessions and how to build a sustainable PD model. You’ll Learn: What professional learning and...

Duration:00:49:13

#106: How To Influence System Change - A Math Mentoring Moment

12/7/2020
Today we speak with Nancy from St. Louis. Nancy is a math specialist at her school and is frustrated with an ineffective model of supporting students in need. You’ll hear how she wants a better plan to help the students she works with and together we help her realize what she can influence and how she can proceed to help make change. This is another Math Mentoring Moment episode where we talk with a member of the Math Moment Maker Community who is working through struggles and together we...

Duration:00:55:34

#105: How Can I Use Portfolios Without Losing My Sanity? [PART 3] - A Where Are They Now Math Mentoring Moment

11/30/2020
Today we bring back Carmen Sinatra from Richmond Hill Ontario for a 3rd time on the show. Carmen continues her chat with us about teaching during a pandemic both face-to-face and online! By sticking around you’ll hear us discuss two big struggles: how to use portfolios for assessments instead of tests without drowning, and how to manage giving out feedback so you can stay sane! This is another Where Are They Now Math Mentoring Moment episode where we talk with a member of the Math Moment...

Duration:00:52:12

#104: Straight Outta Campos - An Interview with Ed Campos Jr.

11/23/2020
In this episode we chat with Ed Campos Jr. who is building inclusive classrooms through music, technology, and dry-erase paint! Stick around to hear about 360Math and why you need to be teaching it; what super-moves help students think and feel safe in the classroom and, how to choose ed-tech tools to use with your students. You’ll Learn: What is 360Math and why you need to be teaching it. What super-moves help students think and feel safe in the classroom. How to choose ed-tech tools to...

Duration:00:42:22

#103: Learning and Teaching Early Math: An Interview With Dr. Doug Clements

11/16/2020
In this episode we speak with author, early years math curriculum designer Doug Clements. Doug is a professor at the university of Denver. He’s published over 130 research studies, authored 23 books on early years mathematics. He’s served on the U.S. President's National Mathematics Advisory Panel and he’s a co-founder of Learningtrajectories.org with his partner Julie Sarama. Stick around while we dive into why we need to think deeply about early elementary mathematics; how we can help...

Duration:00:43:22

#102: How Do I Manage A Thinking Classroom During a Pandemic? [PART 2] A Math Mentoring Moment

11/9/2020
Today we bring back Carmen Sinatra from Richmond Hill Ontario. Carmen is back in the classroom with COVID protocols firmly in place and shares what it has been like teaching from a distance online and preparing for the part of her schedule where she’ll be teaching from a distance face-to-face. By sticking around you’ll hear us chat about two benefits of our new all-day math blocks and what we can do with senior students who typically learn abstract math concepts and how to spark their...

Duration:00:51:06

#101: Reframing Our Math Mindsets - An Interview With Howie Hua

11/2/2020
Today we speak with Howie Hua, an instructor from Fresno State in California. Howie’s love of mathematics, students, and mental health are driving forces he uses to help pre-service teachers along their mathematics learning journeys. Stick around as Howie gives a master class on how to help teachers and students shift their mindset around mathematics education; five (5) qualities that make someone “good” at math; and, 20 words/phrases associated with a typical K-12 math class and how we can...

Duration:00:38:55

#100: Why The 2020 Make Math Moments Virtual Summit Needs To Be On Your Calendar

10/26/2020
In this, the 100th episode of the Making Math Moments That Matter Podcast, Jon and Kyle reflect on the past 100 “weeks” of learning and why the 2nd annual FREE 2020 Make Math Moments Virtual Summit should be on your calendar. They’ll discuss how many “listens” the podcast has had over the almost two years of weekly episode releases as well as some of the different session topics and “must attend” talks you should add to your Virtual Summit Schedule on November 7th and 8th, 2020. You’ll...

Duration:00:42:00

#99: We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know - An Interview With Farshid Safi

10/19/2020
Today we speak with Farshid Safi from the University of Central Florida. We reached out to Farshid after his presentation in NCTM 100 Days of Learning. In Farshid’s work with educators he helps teachers see how context and connection must take priority above all else. He weaves the mathematical content we have to teach with student identity and their humanness. Stick around while we learn how to have conversations about equity with your colleagues, why we need to be generalists instead of...

Duration:00:44:01