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Engaging Students, Empowering Minds: A Conversation with Bill McCallum

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Join us for an insightful conversation with Bill McCallum, co-founder of Illustrative Mathematics and a distinguished professor in mathematics education. In this episode, we delve into important topics that will transform your perspective on mathematics instruction.

Discover what makes a problem engaging for students and how to identify struggling learners through classroom observations. Explore the power of connecting mathematics to meaningful stories and the potential impact of A.I. and digital tools on future instruction.

Most importantly, learn why empowering students to do the math is crucial for their success. Don't miss this thought-provoking episode with one of the influential voices in mathematics education, Bill McCallum.

You’ll Learn:

  • What makes a problem or task engaging for students;
  • Why looking at what is happening in the math classroom tells you more about a struggling student than the curriculum being leveraged in the classroom;
  • How we can help students experience mathematics as a subject that has meaning, has a story and is connected;
  • What could the future of mathematics instruction look like in the face of A.I. and digital tools?
  • Why we need to let the kids do the math;

Resources:

Illustrative Mathematics

District Math Leaders:

How are you ensuring that you support those educators who need a nudge to spark a focus on growing their pedagogical-content knowledge?

What about opportunities for those who are eager and willing to elevate their practice, but do not have the support?

Book a call with our District Improvement Program Team to learn how we can not only help you craft, refine and implement your district math learning goals, but also provide all of the professional learning supports your educators need to grow at the speed of their learning.

Book a short conversation with our team now.

Love the show? Text us your big takeaway!

Please help new listeners find the show. Leave a rating or review on your platform.

  continue reading

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Content provided by Kyle Pearce & Jon Orr, Kyle Pearce, and Jon Orr. All podcast content including episodes, graphics, and podcast descriptions are uploaded and provided directly by Kyle Pearce & Jon Orr, Kyle Pearce, and Jon Orr or their podcast platform partner. If you believe someone is using your copyrighted work without your permission, you can follow the process outlined here https://player.fm/legal.

Join us for an insightful conversation with Bill McCallum, co-founder of Illustrative Mathematics and a distinguished professor in mathematics education. In this episode, we delve into important topics that will transform your perspective on mathematics instruction.

Discover what makes a problem engaging for students and how to identify struggling learners through classroom observations. Explore the power of connecting mathematics to meaningful stories and the potential impact of A.I. and digital tools on future instruction.

Most importantly, learn why empowering students to do the math is crucial for their success. Don't miss this thought-provoking episode with one of the influential voices in mathematics education, Bill McCallum.

You’ll Learn:

  • What makes a problem or task engaging for students;
  • Why looking at what is happening in the math classroom tells you more about a struggling student than the curriculum being leveraged in the classroom;
  • How we can help students experience mathematics as a subject that has meaning, has a story and is connected;
  • What could the future of mathematics instruction look like in the face of A.I. and digital tools?
  • Why we need to let the kids do the math;

Resources:

Illustrative Mathematics

District Math Leaders:

How are you ensuring that you support those educators who need a nudge to spark a focus on growing their pedagogical-content knowledge?

What about opportunities for those who are eager and willing to elevate their practice, but do not have the support?

Book a call with our District Improvement Program Team to learn how we can not only help you craft, refine and implement your district math learning goals, but also provide all of the professional learning supports your educators need to grow at the speed of their learning.

Book a short conversation with our team now.

Love the show? Text us your big takeaway!

Please help new listeners find the show. Leave a rating or review on your platform.

  continue reading

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