In practicing yoga, the cue to “lead with your heart” often is interpreted to mean shoulders back and down, abdomen in to support a strong core, arms perhaps stretched out like wings or clasped behind your back and down, with heart-center the leading force of your physical movement. (Think of doing a forward fold swan […]Read More Lead with your heart.
Across all of my research I seek to better understand students’ meaningful learning of mathematics and the nature of supports for that learning. Lately I’ve been playing with new framings of ideas, pushing the boundaries of my comfort zone. Below is a list of my current projects (and the stage they are in, last updated […]Read More Current Projects.
For a while now, perhaps ever sense I was introduced to a “lab” model of scientific and education research, I’ve wondered, what is a lab? How do I build my own “lab”? In working on this, I came to the following conclusions: I am the leader of my own lab. My lab is focused on […]Read More Dr. Nicky. The Scientist.
Lately I’ve found myself in vulnerable spaces. Of my own design. Opening myself up to uncertainties. Of uncharted territory. Asking new kinds of questions. Seeking connections in new and deeper ways. Looking to really feel something. And when I look into someones eyes, to really see them. With a quest of better understanding how they […]Read More Vulnerable, and listening.
Linking research and practice through video sketchnotes. My aim is to support meaningful math learning.Read More Research and practice: representational fluency
What is at the intersection of mindfulness and mathematics?Read More Making sense of experience.
Meaning involves… Creation. Interpretation. Connection.Read More Seeking connection.
I asked google this query “math websites for teachers to use in the classroom?” and this is what they told me: In doing some reasearch, I learned that some of what they show is “programmed” into the way Google runs it’s queries. Their goal is to find the sites that help answer the question that […]Read More Where do teachers find good math resources?
It is time to take a stance. To let your voice be heard. What matters to you? Be aware of it. Share your ideas with others. And do something about it.Read More Advocating for what matters.
May 23, 2016 I find myself in the role of a teacher. I have learned to find beauty in all that I see. Yet when others are faced with dissatisfaction, with fear or with anxiety, they are clouded, unable to see. Pulled from the presence. How then, do you teach others to embrace love. […]Read More As a teacher.