Math classrooms enacting these shifts, provide a rich problem-solving environment that allows for and necessitates the learning and assessment of the New Tech Learning Outcomes. The Key Shifts in Math Facilitation are meant to guide the ongoing, hard work of all New Tech Network (NTN) math facilitators, new or veteran. We don’t pretend that they are easy; in fact, they often run directly against how we were taught to teach or even how we were taught ourselves. Longtime methods of presenting and practicing content, and the associated frustration of students and teachers alike, are familiar to many of us. With these shifts as a lens, we can all work to reduce math anxiety, restore student engagement, and connect to the beauty of the subject we teach. (Click here for more)
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