As I mentioned in an earlier blog I was at the September meeting of the Math Forum; the theme for the meeting was coaching.There was considerable disapproval of the term coaching; that it set up a hierarchy of ability or skill, that it brought up visions of movie-football coaches berating […]

Respect. It’s not what you think…

I’m an occasional participant at the Math Forum at the Fields Institute in Toronto. It’s a meeting of folks interested in math education research held monthly; I’d get there more but academic and other responsibilities often overlap. Even today I was supposed to be at school for Homecoming but it’s […]