50 minutes | Jan 4th 2021

#110: Show Your Becauses - An Interview with Nat Banting

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Today we speak with Nat Banting, from Saskatoon Saskatchewan!  Nat is a high school math teacher turned pre-service instructor who’s created amazing free resources like Fractiontalks.com and MenuMath. Nat was also the winner of 2019 Rosenthal Prize for Innovation and Inspiration in Math Teaching awarded by the National Museum of Mathematics (@MoMath1) in New York.  In our rich discussion you’ll learn how creating limitations and constraints can drive good learning; how you can spark discussions and deep thinking around fractions; and how to spark curiosity and fuel sense-making with abstract concepts.  You’ll Learn:  How creating limitations and constraints can drive good learning. How to spark discussions around fractions.  How to spark curiosity & fuel sense making with abstract concepts.  Resources:  Nat Banting’s Website FractionTalks.com Nat’s Menu Math Post Fraction Talk War The Art of Problem Posing Register for the Tortoise & Hare Webinar Wooly Worm Race [Fractions 6-Day Unit of Study]
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