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The Recovering Traditionalist

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Author:Christina Tondevold
Description: 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 Read-A-Loud," "Using number lines for Time problems," "K-5 Elaborations of Common Core Math Practice Standards" "My First 3 Act Math Tasks," "Teaching the Teen Numbers," "Rainbow Loom® Math," "Savvy Subitizing Activity," "K-2 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 Kool-Aid??" 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 (6-8)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Web-Based Discussions
Math Topics: Arithmetic/Early Math, Communicating Math
Math Ed Topics: Non-traditional, Problem-Solving, Materials-Reviews/Recommendations, Activities, Staff/Prof Development, Reform

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