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December 22, 2015

What Adds Up to Make a Great Math Classroom?

I’m a Knowledge Engineer at Reasoning Mind. In short, that means I study successful mathematics classrooms and figure out how to recreate their curriculum materials and instructional practices in American classrooms. I spend a lot of time talking with expert…


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November 6, 2015

5 Tips for a Successful Parents’ Night

A parents’ night is frequently used  to connect with parents, disseminate information, and build a sense of community. A successful event can help establish a strong foundation for parent-teacher relationships and set a positive tone for the entire school year. Below are 5…


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October 10, 2015

West Virginia GenieCon Starts Tomorrow!

In West Virginia, hundreds of teachers and thousands of students are currently benefiting from Reasoning Mind. For that to happen, a host of people contribute their skills, resources, and expertise. From the teachers who take the time to devise creative…


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December 23, 2014

Afterschool Spotlight: West Dallas Community Programs

Visiting a Reasoning Mind session after school at two community-based programs in West Dallas is much like stepping back into the classroom. Students are on task and engaged, writing and referring to their notes, and supported by a Reasoning Mind…


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May 20, 2014

Putting Pencil to Paper in the Blended Learning Classroom

It’s tempting for students in blended learning classes to type notes rather write them by hand. The students are already using computers, plus typing eliminates the problem of messy handwriting. Our students love taking notes. Not so fast, according to…


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