Tag Archives: Great Minds

Why should a parallelogram also be a trapezoid? The answer may surprise you.

Find out the real reasons why parallelograms should also be considered trapezoids. Continue reading

Posted in Engineering School Mathematics | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in That's News To Me | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Eureka Math Curriculum: A Breakout Hit

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

Posted in Commentary, That's News To Me | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Engineering School Mathematics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

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

Posted in That's News To Me | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

‘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

Posted in That's News To Me | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

EdReports.org’s Review of Eureka Math

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

Posted in That's News To Me | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Learning to Multiply, Part I

Intended Audience:¬†Teachers and parents of K-5 students This Growing Up With Eureka video is Part I of a three part series on how to start the process of learning to multiply with your¬†child/students. By “start the process” I mean we … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

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

Posted in That's News To Me | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment