NCTM Richmond and a “Good Questions” update

Today was a super exciting day for me?  Why you ask?…. I’m in the midst of mathematical geek-dom! Yep… you guessed it I’m at a Regional NCTM conference that is basically in my Virginia backyard. When I was looking into the various presentations I came across this gem: Wait… what? That sounds familiar doesn’t it?  Yep!  Linda Gojak THE Linda Gojak from “Good Questions for Math Teaching” and “What’s Your Math Problem?”  (remember our book study from this summer and the one the summer before that?!) Here are a few pieces of wisdom from her presentation: Loved the entire presentation!!  Was
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Good Questions for Math Teaching 5-8 week 8

I hope you’ve been following along with our Summer 2014 Double Book Study so far.  If not, here are the links to get caught up before you scroll down and see what I have to say about Fractions/Decimals/Percents and Geometric Reasoning Week 1: K-6 Book with Meg Anderson Section 1 Week 2: 5-8 Book with Jennifer Smith-Sloane Section 1 Week 3: K-6 Book with Jennifer Findley Section 2 Week 4: 5-8 Book with Jamie Riggs Section Number Relationships and Proportional Reasoning Week 5: K-6 Book with Meg Anderson Week 7: K-6 Book with Jennifer Findley Week 8: 5-8 Book with Jamie
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Good Questions for Math Teaching K-6 week 5

I’ve really been enjoying reading the Good Question Books!  I absolutely love all the great examples they give and can’t wait to share them with my teachers in August… yes, August 4th to be exact! YIKES If you haven’t had a chance to join us in our double book study yet, you aren’t too late!  You can pick up the two books by clicking the links below AND the past two weeks posts are at the end to help you catch up! Click HERE to purchase the K-6 version of Good Questions for Math Teaching Click HERE to purchase the
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