Q & A Collections: Teaching Math & Science
I'll begin posting new questions and answers in mid-September, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past four years. You can see all those collections from the first three years here.
Today's theme - the sixteenth one in this summer series - is on Teaching Math & Science.
Previous updated thematic collections are:
You can see the list of Teaching Math & Science posts following this excerpt from one of them:
Laura Blankenship, David Malpica, David Thornburg, and Terry Graff have contributed commentaries on the role of 3D Printers in The Maker Movement.
Leslie Texas, Tammy Jones and Denise Flick share their thoughts on math instruction, as do a number of readers.
Anne Collins, Sue O'Connell, Alexandra Mattis and José Luis Vilson share their thoughts and suggestions about teaching Math in Part One of a two-part series.
Tanya Baker from The National Writing Project discusses implications The Maker Movement has for different content areas, National Teacher of the Year Jeff Charbonneau elaborates further on its connect to STEM, and Leslie Texas and Tammy Jones make a connection to Project-Based Learning.
Sylvia Libow Martinez and Gary S. Stager graciously adapted a portion of their book, Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Education in the Classroom, into a piece for this blog.
Math educators José Vilson, Shawn Cornally and Dan Meyer contribute their responses.
Bob Peterson and Eric Gutstein offer an excerpt from their book, Rethinking Mathematics, Gary Rubinstein contributes an excerpt from his book, Beyond Survival.
Dr. Carl Wieman, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2001 and well-known for his advocacy of cooperative and engaging methods for teaching science, shares his thoughts.
Linda Shore, director of the Exploratorium Teacher Institute, and high school science teacher Amy Lindahl offer their responses in this post.
High school physics teacher Frank Noschese, middle school science teacher Paul Cancellieri, and Steve Spangler, well-known teacher-trainer and creator of science multimedia tools, respond to the question here.
Middle school science teachers Marsha Ratzel and Paul Bruno share their responses in this piece.
I hope you've found this summary useful and, again, keep those questions coming!