Graph Makeover: It’s about time

Think back to a time when you encountered a “real world” graph in a math class. What was on the horizontal axis? Probably TIME. Graphs represent relationships between two things. When working with graphs, it is important for students to form and interpret relationships between TWO things that can change. Yet, if one of those things is… Continue reading Graph Makeover: It’s about time

Use Tech to Broaden Students’ Opportunities for Math Reasoning

Subtitle: The reason I’m giving this talk at #NCTM2017. Our #NCTM2017 Online Playgrounds session is on Saturday, April 8 from 9:30-10:30 in Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 214C@phornbein1 pic.twitter.com/27bFC3A2b7 — Heather Johnson (@HthrLynnJ) March 29, 2017 Think of technology as “playground equipment” that teachers can use to create online “learning playgrounds” for students. By using different… Continue reading Use Tech to Broaden Students’ Opportunities for Math Reasoning