16 minutes | Aug 3rd 2020

One Thing Mathy People Do

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In this episode Pam and Kim share one of their favorite instructional routines: I Have, You Need. They discuss some of the most common patterns that mathmaticians play with, partners of 10, 100, and 1000. These "partners of ___ " patterns pop up everywhere! You'll never guess where they pop up daily for Pam (hint: its when she's the most worked up).

Try out I Have, You Need with your friends, colleagues, and students! A quick way to build anyone's reasoning abilities and to help us all become better mathematicians.

Download the guide to playing I Have, You Need HERE
Find the transcript for this episode HERE

Talking Points:  

  • We can all be "mathy people"
  • What Kim thinks when she hears the number 36
  • The routine that made the biggest impact on Pam's college students
  • Taking ownership of your students' progression
  • I Have, You Need resolves the subtracting across zero horror
  • How I Have, You Need applies to middle and high school students


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