* I marked articles relevant to more than just math teachers with an asterisk.
For a tool-rich pedagogy, to reach more students and to deepen understanding.
A presentation on these topics at the UC Berkeley School of Education:
The Assessment Trap: how some approaches to assessment undermine learning, and what to do about it.
Taking Notes vs. Doing Math: Students cannot do both at the same time.
Against Hyper-Acceleration of students in math.
Sooner is not necessarily better.
Time Pressure: Bad for Students, Bad for Teachers, a five-minute Ignite presentation.
Big-Picture Planning: program, course, unit
The place and purpose of Puzzles in Math Curriculum
(This article links to many blog posts in defense of high school math.)
The Common Core High School Math State Standards — a closer look
(a 20-page in-depth analysis).
There is no one way: An argument for teacher eclecticism.
Effective teachers constantly broaden their repertoire, and learn to make choices that may not come naturally. The Art of Teaching* worksheet may help.
An article on teaching in the long period*.
The outline of a workshop for beginning teachers: Everything I Know.
- A presentation on teacher collaboration (slides):
- 2003 version*, for independent school leaders
- 2008 version, for math teachers and math department chairs
- 2012 version*, for independent school teacher-leaders