Math is Figure-Out-Able with Pam Harris

Ep 152: Changing Math Habits

May 16, 2023 Pam Harris Episode 152
Ep 152: Changing Math Habits
Math is Figure-Out-Able with Pam Harris
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Math is Figure-Out-Able with Pam Harris
Ep 152: Changing Math Habits
May 16, 2023 Episode 152
Pam Harris

How do you naturally approach math problems? How do you wish  you would naturally approach problems? In this episode Pam and Kim discuss how we as teachers and our students can form powerful new habits to become better mathematicians.
Talking Points:

  • We all have habits based on our own experiences
  • Can we change our old habits?
  • Is it easy to change old habits?
  • Do you have to know the most efficient strategy when you start messing with a problem?
  • Can you change your mind about which strategy you want to use after you have started working with a problem?
  • How long does it take a student's numeracy to grow?
  • Want to change some of your mathematical habits?


You can register for one of our fantastic online workshops now! The brand new Building Powerful Subtraction workshop is available, as well as all of the workshops from previous years. Don't miss your opportunity to transform your math teaching: https://www.mathisfigureoutable.com/workshops

Want to know which workshop is for you? Take this quiz: https://bit.ly/whichworkshop  

Check out our social media
Twitter: @PWHarris
Instagram: Pam Harris_math
Facebook: Pam Harris, author, mathematics education

Show Notes

How do you naturally approach math problems? How do you wish  you would naturally approach problems? In this episode Pam and Kim discuss how we as teachers and our students can form powerful new habits to become better mathematicians.
Talking Points:

  • We all have habits based on our own experiences
  • Can we change our old habits?
  • Is it easy to change old habits?
  • Do you have to know the most efficient strategy when you start messing with a problem?
  • Can you change your mind about which strategy you want to use after you have started working with a problem?
  • How long does it take a student's numeracy to grow?
  • Want to change some of your mathematical habits?


You can register for one of our fantastic online workshops now! The brand new Building Powerful Subtraction workshop is available, as well as all of the workshops from previous years. Don't miss your opportunity to transform your math teaching: https://www.mathisfigureoutable.com/workshops

Want to know which workshop is for you? Take this quiz: https://bit.ly/whichworkshop  

Check out our social media
Twitter: @PWHarris
Instagram: Pam Harris_math
Facebook: Pam Harris, author, mathematics education