Coaching vs Teaching

I’ve been coaching hockey and teaching math for around 8 years. I¬†thoroughly¬†enjoy the contrast of the two positions. But I’ve slowly noticed that there are many strategies in one job that carry over to the other. Here are some points for what makes a good hockey practice and a good hockey game. The corresponding teaching […]

Math Notebook Questions

End of the year reflection time.   In my 7 years of teaching, I’ve never required my students to have a math notebook. The sum total of my speaking on the subject is probably a couple of minutes at the beginning of year, “You need a math notebook or binder to write notes in and […]