Brain Building

Many people have probably heard someone say they were “right brained” or “left brained.” While it is true that some portions of the brain are more active during some processes, advances in medical imaging have shown that the entire brain is engaged at some level in all processing. Such a finding, coupled with the knowledge … Continue reading Brain Building

How Did You Get That?

Classroom dialogue can be a powerful tool for student learning in all grade levels and content concentrations, particularly when student ideas are central focus. Teachers need to create safe spaces for such dialogue by providing structure and goals for student talk. In the article Talking About Math, authors Allison Hintz and Elham Kazemi share the … Continue reading How Did You Get That?