Create, Don’t Convert

Here’s the article I referenced in the video: Johnson, H. L., Dunlap, J., Verma, G., McClintock, E., Debay, D., & Bourdeaux, B. (2019). Video based teaching playgrounds: Designing online learning opportunities to foster professional noticing of teaching practices. Tech Trends. 63(2), 160-169. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-018-0286-5 DOWNLOAD Here are two more articles: Dunlap, J. C., Verma, G., & Johnson, H. L. (2016). Presence+Experience:… Continue reading Create, Don’t Convert

Opportunities for Reasoning Impact Students’ Attitudes and Performance

Opportunities for reasoning matter. Students need math to be more than a race to find answers to other people’s questions. How to create those opportunities? We worked with Dan Meyer and the team at Desmos to develop activities for students to learn how graphs work. You can check out the activities here. Great activities are… Continue reading Opportunities for Reasoning Impact Students’ Attitudes and Performance

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