Nix the Tricks

Author of two editions, most recent published in October 2015.


  • 30-90 minute session for conferences
  • 3 hour workshop for districts (grades 3-6 and 7-12)
  • Three sets of 3 hour workshops (initial session and two follow up dates)

Being a mathematics student is about critical thinking, justification and using tools of past experiences to solve new problems. Students who approach every topic as a series of steps to memorize are not learning math. In this session we explore how to replace some popular tricks with teaching for understanding.

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