What is an algebra problem string? Have you heard about Number Strings or Number Talks? These are elementary school versions of what I call Problem Strings. I use them extensively in my Building Powerful Numeracy books. How can we use this cool technique in an algebra class? Why would we want to? A problem string […]

Building Powerful Numeracy: Multiplicative Reasoning WORKSHOP This is part 4 of the Building Powerful Numeracy workshops and focuses on building multiplicative thinking. Students not only need to know their "facts," but they also need to understand the mathematical properties and construct efficient, sophisticated multiplication strategies. Based on Building Powerful Numeracy and Lessons & Activities for […]

Thanks for coming! I hope to see you at a workshop in the future. Check out our upcoming workshops and presentations! Building Powerful Numeracy at CAMT 2014- Download at 9:25 CDT Algebra Problem Strings at CAMT 2014 - Download at 10:55 CDT

Focus on Algebra: Exponential Functions UNDER CONSTRUCTION