The Recovering Traditionalist
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Christina Tondevold  
Blog by a "former middle school math teacher who learned, and taught, math the traditional way. That was until I realized that many of my students did not learn math the same way I did. So, I embarked on a journey to increase my understanding of mathematics in order to teach it to my students. Now I am a Recovering Traditionalist and a teacher educator...." Posts, which date back to October, 2013, have included "October Math ReadALoud," "Using number lines for Time problems," "K5 Elaborations of Common Core Math Practice Standards" "My First 3 Act Math Tasks," "Teaching the Teen Numbers," "Rainbow Loom® Math," "Savvy Subitizing Activity," "K2 PARCC Content Emphases and Frameworks," "I Heart Math," "Fly on the Math Teacher's Wall: Squashing Fraction Misconceptions," "Where to go with teachers once they've drunk the KoolAid??" and "Question for Christina: Why is skip counting so hard?" See also the "PD in Your PJs" online professional development courses that Tondevold has organized at Build Math Minds.  


Levels:  Elementary, Middle School (68) 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  WebBased Discussions 
Math Topics:  Arithmetic/Early Math, Communicating Math 
Math Ed Topics:  Nontraditional, ProblemSolving, MaterialsReviews/Recommendations, Activities, Staff/Prof Development, Reform 
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