My Very First Math Lesson! (Part 1)

You will remember that I recently created a mathematics lesson for my Instructional Practices for Math Teachers class. Later on in this course, I received an assignment to not just create a lesson plan, but also teach it and reflect on the experience! I had never taught a formal lesson before in my life! Rather …

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Math Literature Integration: Sal’s Blueberries

For this assignment, I created my first lesson plan--a unique math lesson that incorporated fun children's literature into the learning objective. Many children (not to mention adults) are intimidated by math class, and stories that illustrate math concepts are a great way to pique their interest and excitement for math. "Blueberries for Sal," by Robert McCloskey, is an adorable …