Visualizing for Understanding

Understanding mathematical operations is about seeing and understanding how and why they work, not about taking someone’s word for it (a teacher’s, a friend’s, or a textbook’s). While all of that input can be helpful, there is nothing like making the discovery for yourself — constructing your own understanding — for making a concept stick […]

The Serious Business of Pizza Sales

Quite a lot of work goes into pizza sales, all of which is broken down into steps. Happily, half the class is made up of veterans to the process! Still, there’s a lot to keep in mind, to coordinate with your “pizza partner,” and to double check for accuracy. We presented our process in a […]