Math Teachers’ Circles

Imagine a golf coach who never plays golf. An English Literature teacher who doesn’t enjoy reading book. A lifeguard who can’t swim. Pretty absurd, right? Now imagine a math teacher who doesn’t do math. Unfortunately, this is often the case. Now I’m not talking about the math in the textbook. Of course, math teachers do […]

Infinite Insights…Season 2!

It has been a while since Maggie and I have recorded a podcast. We got busy…you know how that goes. There have been some changes…Maggie has gone back into the classroom. She is a 4th grade teacher again! This means there will be some changes to our Infinite Insights podcast. We won’t be able to […]

Twenty decisions in 88 seconds

Whoa. I just read an article on the Hechinger Report that got me thinking. In the article, Deborah Loewenberg Ball shares a 1 minute 28 second long interaction between two African American female students, in which Ball identifies 20 micro-decisions the teacher present needed to make. Each decision had the power to increase or decrease the […]

Episode 14 – How Teachers Can Continue to Grow

https://media.blubrry.com/infiniteinsights/p/theothermath.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2018-Episode14-How-Teachers-Grow-FINAL.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | MoreIn this episode Maggie and Duane take a break from our current series of examining results from the PISA exam and instead share ideas for how teachers can continue their professional growth. If you […]

Episode 13 – PISA Question 5

https://media.blubrry.com/infiniteinsights/p/theothermath.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Episode-13-PISA-Q5.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | MoreMaggie and Duane continue digging into the OECD report “Ten Questions for Mathematics Teachers…and how PISA can help answer them.”  This week we discuss Question 5. You can download the report here… http://www.oecd.org/publications/ten-questions-for-mathematics-teachers-and-how-pisa-can-help-answer-them-9789264265387-en.htm If […]