Welcome to Amidon Planet!

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Most people struggle with mathematics, but everyone needs mathematics. Amidon Planet serves as a hub for equipping those wanting to love others through the teaching and learning of mathematics. The resources, tools, and knowledge provided through Amidon Planet will prepare instructional leaders (teachers, parents/guardians, tutors and teacher educators) to help others work with mathematics to […]

Love, Allies, and the Cost of Course…discuss.

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The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators met in Orlando this week which provides the opportunity for fellow teachers of teachers of mathematics to discuss how to improve the field of mathematics teacher preparation.  Sounds like a niche field but the importance of preparing teachers to teach mathematics, a subject which is directly connected to the academic and economic opportunities […]

We Talkin’ Bout Practice

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Allen Iverson might not have wanted to talk about practice but it seems like mathematics teacher educators cannot get enough of it.  This week at the NCTM Research Conference I joined several colleagues to talk about how to represent the practice of teaching within LessonSketch. These representations were then used in both mathematics methods classrooms and […]