Fostering a New Generation of Confident Mathematical Thinkers

EDC’s Matt McLeod has posted some thoughts on teaching and coaching with a focus on mathematical habits of mind.  He describes some parts of an ongoing research study about how teachers’ impressions of mathematics change when teaching from a curriculum that emphasizes these habits.

http://ltd.edc.org/fostering-new-generation-confident-mathematical-thinkers

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About Bowen Kerins
Bowen is a mathematics curriculum writer. He is a lead author of CME Project, a high school curriculum focused on mathematical habits of mind, and part of the author team of the Illustrative Mathematics curriculum series. Bowen leads professional development nationally, primarily on how math content can be taught with a focus on higher-level goals. Bowen is also a champion pinball player and once won $1,000 for knowing the number of degrees in a right angle.

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