This video explores why variables are worth exploring in-depth with students. We frame some common misunderstandings about variables and ways to address them. Continue reading Students and Variables
The TMTG Team had a wonderful time working with a great group of teachers at Interface 2018 in Osage Beach, Missouri last weekend. Our presentation was entitled “Two-Minute Teacher’s Guide for Quadratic Functions” and featured ideas from upcoming videos! EDIT: Here is the video on introducing quadratics and here is the video on graphing quadratics. Continue reading Interface 2018 – Approaching Quadratics
The TMTG team presented at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators‘ Annual Conference in Houston, TX, last week. Our presentation focused on encouraging teachers to make small changes in their practice in order to enact wide-scale change to mathematics education. … Continue reading AMTE 2018 – Incremental Changes to Teaching
How can understanding symmetry help us graph quadratic equations? Continue reading Symmetry and Graphing Quadratic Functions
How do we help students understand connections among graphical and symbolic representations of quadratic functions? Continue reading Graphs of Quadratic Functions
The Two-Minute Teacher’s Guide is a free resource that connects teachers to the best ideas from education research, but it’s through a format that can actually fit into your daily planning process. Continue reading What is the Two-Minute Teacher’s Guide?