Designing a classroom environment that values a growth mindset has been vital in helping students believe that they can learn mathematics.
The opportunity to help train the next generation of mathematics teachers is what pulled me away from K-12 teaching in order to equip future teachers. I want to be a part of training the next generation of mathematics teachers to address the injustices that far too many students have of not seeing play, beauty, truth, justice, and love in mathematics.
I’ve always liked the story of Jesus healing the paralytic. As a child my imagination ran wild with the idea of a man being lowered through the roof of a house. As an adult, however, I’m drawn to verse five.
In Jesus’ time, the palm branch held a similar role to the homer hanky. Palm branches were a symbol of victory and triumph.
How can we as Christians inhabiting beautifully created bodies in a fallen world redeem our clothing choices?