Episode 7

E007 Candies Cook: Messy Decimal Task from a Summer Mathematics Institute


November 8th, 2021

23 mins 5 secs

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About this Episode

Traveling the road to better teaching with Candies Cook as we discuss her experience within a Summer Mathematics Institute where she was exposed to messy (open-ended, accessible, and cognitively demanding) mathematics tasks.

Teacher's Journey: Mile Markers on the Road to Better Teaching is sponsored by the University of Mississippi School of Education and is an Amidon Planet production.

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Links from the episode
Messy Tasks from Illustrative Mathematics

Research on Concrete Represenational and Abstract in Mathematics Classrooms

Virtual Manipulatives from the Math Learning Center

Opportunity Gap Background piece by H. Richard Milner IV

Center for Mathematics and Science Education at the University of Mississippi

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Music by Slip.stream - "Farmers Market" - https://slip.stream/tracks/e71db9fe-d06e-433b-87f2-3aff5d772a2a