Tag Archives: A Story of Ratios

More Good News: Middle School Students’ Scores Jump with Eureka Math

Students at a group of six New York city schools show significant improvement after the introduction of Eureka Math. Continue reading

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A little self-love? Blah…

On the big list of things to do, making a biography of myself is at the very bottom of the priority list.  It’s one of those things you eventually get roped into doing for other reasons.  I’ve finally created a short … Continue reading

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Fraction Multiplication via Skip Counting!

In this video, 7-year-old Autumn shows how to use skip counting to do fraction multiplication and division. Watch as she calculates 7 x 2/3 as well as 4 4/5 ÷ 2/5 in her head! Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Many parents hated Common Core math at first, before figuring it out

Parents did not understand at first, but now they appreciate Eureka Math. Read the article by Jay Mathews. Continue reading

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Growing up with Eureka Live: Mathematical reasons for introducing a different solution method

In this video, 7 year old Autumn answers math questions in front of a live audience! Watch her win everyone’s heart. Continue reading

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Holiday Math Special: In the 12 Days of Christmas song, which of the presents do you get the most?

In this holiday math special video, Autumn asks the question, “In the 12 days of Christmas, which of the presents do you get the most?” Enjoy the singing! Continue reading

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Multiplying by 25

In this video, 7-year-old(!) Autumn shows how easy it is to multiply a number by 25. The accompanying article explains why teaching this method is important for preparing children for Algebra. Continue reading

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Woman Superhero T-Shirt Challenge

Autumn asked, “Why don’t you wear a girl superhero T-shirt for our videos, dad?” And I said, “Why not? Absolutely!” But we need your help… Continue reading

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Variables made easy

In this video, 6-year-old Autumn explains that a variable in an expression can be thought of as a “slot” that a number can be inserted into. Watch her do arithmetic with “slots” (i.e., variables)! Continue reading

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Powers of 2

In this video, 6-year-old Autumn explains the meaning of “2 to the power of 4.” Continue reading

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Eureka Math Curriculum: A Breakout Hit

Who are the real breakout hits behind the Eureka Math/EngageNY Curriculum? Continue reading

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Remarks on the History of Ratios

What was the definition of ratio used 2400 years ago? Jim Madden expounds on the different definitions of ratio used throughout the centuries. Continue reading

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Ratios, ordered pairs versus points, proportional relationships, and proportions

What are ratios, proportional relationships, and proportions according to the CCSS-M progressions documents, and what is the difference between a point and an ordered pair? Continue reading

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I’m at the NCTM meeting this week and would like to meet you!

Want to talk the lead writer and mathematician of the Eureka Math/EngageNY curriculum? Here’s your chance at the NCTM national meeting! Continue reading

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‘Eureka Math’ Embeds Real-World Problems in PreK-12 Mathematics Lessons

Find out what I think is a beautiful problem with an elegant solution by reading Jessica Hughes’ article, “‘Eureka Math’ Embeds Real-World Problems in PreK-12 Mathematics Lessons,” published at the Center for Digital Education. Continue reading

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EdReports.org’s Review of Eureka Math

Only one curriculum stood out from the pack. Can you guess which one? Continue reading

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Meet some of the writers of Eureka Math

What I love about this short video is that it highlights three of the many talented teacher-writers that worked on Eureka Math with me. Continue reading

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