From April 10-14, Math Educator @MatthewOldridge takes over @_CriticalMath! #mtbos #onted
This week Matthew Oldridge, a Mathematics Educator from @PeelSchools takes over Critical Math! Tune in for some original content as Matt wrote a few of the articles himself Also, be sure to browse some of @MatthewOldridge‘s writing on his blog at Medium!
What is your current professional role?
Resource Teacher-Effective Mathematics.
What do you enjoy most about your current role?
In my job, I spend every day, all day thinking about mathematics. I love that.
Why is critical thinking important in the classroom?
I have written and thought a lot about critical thinking. Making sound judgements-with the tools of mathematics. So important.
Who inspires you?
I get inspiration from great friends and Twitter folks like @AllenClassroom, , , .
What are your hopes for education (or math education) in the next ten years?
For math education in the next ten years, I hope we all lay down our arms in the Math Wars, and start working together, regardless of what side we are (were) on.