Twitter Tasting Menu – September 2019

While for some educators Twitter can feel like an excellent source of resources and conversation to learn and grow professionally, it's not uncommon for many other educators to feel like Twitter is a fire hose blasting out information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. How in the world do you get a drink from that?


…And We’re Off!

You only get one chance to make a first impression, and our Round Rock ISD elementary teachers are doing a fantastic job of providing their students a positive and engaging first impression of mathematics as we launch a brand new year of learning.

Come Play at the Math Playground

Last Friday, Regina and I put the "M" in STEM by hosting the first ever Math Playground at the 3rd annual Round Rock ISD STEMFest. The goal of the Math Playground is to create a space where children and families can play with mathematical ideas.

Math Rocks in RRISD

This year instructional coaches Mandy Masters, Jan Nutt, and Kari Maurer led a cohort of elementary teachers through Math Rocks, a district-developed course to help elementary teachers build new relationships with and foster curiosity around mathematics. Today I invited Mandy, Jan, and Kari to reflect on this year's cohort as well as the exciting changes they made to the course in its fourth year.

What’s Your Superpower?

This weekend the Austin Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics hosted its annual conference at Pflugerville High School. It was great to see so many educators from Round Rock ISD taking time on a Saturday to grow professionally. I saw Old Town, Gattis, Brushy Creek, Bluebonnet, Elsa England, and Wells Branch elementary schools represented. Way... Continue Reading →

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