4/25/19 – Redirecting Math Education – Denis Sheeran (@MathDenisNJ)

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#Mastery Chat Questions for Thursday, April 25th, 2019 Topic: Redirecting Math Education – How ALL Teachers Affect Math Learning Moderator: Denis Sheeran (@MathDenisNJ) Questions (8:00 ET) Intro/Welcome: Welcome to #MasteryChat! Introduce yourself to the group and tell us how you felt about math when you were a student. (8:05 ET) Q1. As a math or non-math teacher, in what ways … Read More

4/18/19 – Empower to Achieve – Flipgrid (@Flipgrid) with Ann Kozma (@AnnKozma723), Jornea Erwin (@Savvy_Educator), and Jess Boyce (@Jessxbo)

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#Mastery Chat Questions for Thursday, April 18th, 2019 Topic: Empower to Achieve Moderator: Flipgrid (@Flipgrid) with Ann Kozma (@AnnKozma723), Jornea Erwin (@Savvy_Educator), and Jess Boyce (@Jessxbo) Questions (8:00 ET) Intro/Welcome: Welcome to #MasteryChat! Introduce yourself and let’s get this conversation started! Tell us, have you ever used Flipgrid in your classroom? How? (8:05 ET) Q1. Engagement is a high predictor … Read More

3 Ways to Focus on the “Why” Instead of the “What” – Building Deeper Meaning in Learning

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In this post: How to move from “What” to “Why” Dive into DoK to deepen the learning Just ask! The power of asking your students “Why” Don’t rob students of the chance to discover and go deeper Ban “What” From Your Classroom Education has long been far too focused on the acquisition of information and learning how to follow algorithms … Read More

It’s About Why, Not What – Getting Beyond the Facts and into the Meaning Behind the Learning

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In this post: What really matters in learning – and why we so often miss it Please, don’t use the butterfly method or impose death-by-grammar-worksheets How to move from “What” to “Why” 3 ways you can make the shift right now Picture this – you are sitting in your next staff meeting and the district has brought in someone to … Read More