Tag Archives: Problem Solving

Engaging and Empowering in the Classroom

George Couros presents in his book The Innovator’s Mindset, that “engagement is a good thing” but he encourages teachers to go beyond just engagement (2015, p. 96). He asserts that “we must also empower students and equip them with the skills to learn” (Couros, 2015, p. 96). I see these two components like layers to …read more

What is Dyscalculia?

What is the difference between just being bad at math, disliking math, and having an actual learning disability in math? For example, there were certainly math concepts that required more time and repeated practice for me to learn than others. I recall in elementary school struggling with the concept of fractions and percentages because I …read more