Have you wondered why elementary math looks so different today than it did when you were in school? Have you looked at an elementary school math worksheet and thought, "Math shouldn't be this hard"? If so, you're right! Math doesn't have to be hard.
In fact, when you know the basics, visual models can make math easier to learn and harder to forget. In my brand new course, I break down visual models so you can help kids master all the math they need to get them from Kindergarten through 3rd grade.
Jeff is a lifelong educator who specializes in student-centered and authentic learning. Over a decade of classroom experience has taught him that students learn naturally when teachers create cultures of inquiry. He developed the 3-Bridges Design for Learning to support schools in exploring innovative practices within traditional school settings.
Jeff’s workshops and embedded coaching help teachers take an inquiry-based and personalized approach to instruction. He supports curriculum development and pedagogy in math, as well as EdTech integration and collaborative learning across subject areas.
- M.S., Instructional Technology, New York Institute of Technology
- B.A. English, Williams College