Empowering the Next Generation with a Positive Math Identity – Mona Iehl
Uncover the gap between modern demands for problem-solving, risk-taking and collaboration, and the current state of math classrooms fostering passive mimicry and memorization. Then, dive into strategies to empower every learner to develop a positive math identity in the ever evolving math classroom community.
About Mona Iehl
A Former Math Avoider, Teacher & Instructional Coach, Honest Math Chat podcast
Mona is a former math avoider, teacher & instructional coach in Chicago. Her passion for math came when she discovered how to engage every student in a subject she, too, disliked. Through intentionally changing her math class to help students BE mathematicians using exploration, real-world problems, and math discussions math came alive for Mona and her students. Now Mona collaboratively coaches teachers in building a positive math community through rigorous student-centered math instruction. You can listen to Mona every Monday on her podcast, Honest Math Chat.
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