Posts Tagged: building teacher capacity

Supporting Guided Math Using Tabor Rotation

How can I support the implementation of balanced, small-group, guided math instruction in my school? How do I keep the momentum going after attending a Tabor Rotation Training? How do I share my enthusiasm and expertise in an effective way? These questions are asked quite frequently by teacher leaders, math coaches, administrators, and specialist who want to build the grass-roots movement of Tabor Rotation.  …

What can you hear in your room?

“There is no such thing as a worthless conversation, provided you know what to listen for. And questions are the breath of life for a conversation.”     -James Nathan Miller “You were the first person to stop talking at me and give me something I could move in Algebra.…

Application Menus

“The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.” -Flora Whittemore “My basic principle is that you don’t make decisions because they are easy; you don’t make them because they are cheap; you don’t make them because they’re popular; you make them because they’re right.” -Theodore Hesburgh “This framework doesn’t really meet the needs of all my learners.…

The gift that cannot be contained…

“Time cannot be contained, only the memories caught within that time can be!” -Diane Dutchin What do your children want for a present? I am asked this question frequently, especially around the holidays and their birthdays. For the past few years I simply answer, “They want you.…