When Twitter Ain’t Enough

There are dozens of math teachers that I admire from afar, many of whom converged on San Antonio this week for NCTM. I got to sit at the feet of these – my teacher-crushes – and hear firsthand what they may not share in print. That’s the point of conferences,...

Port in a Storm

Real talk: Autumn has been crazy in the Vaudrey household. Between prepping for CMC-South, traveling the country to talk about math education, and moving my family across town, this li’l blog has been neglected. The next several posts in the #DearClaire series...

Dear New Teachers

Today, a representative from theladders.com emailed me asking if I could promote the site on here with a post for new teachers. Either spambots are getting smarter, or there’s been a sudden spike of interest in the blogs of recovering math teachers turned tech...

Samantha

Samantha (not Sam; do not call her Sam) joined our 5th/6th period a couple weeks into the school year. Fifth period was math, sixth period was “Intervention”: a full hour where students with learning challenges had iPads, me, and no curriculum. It was an absolute...