Why do you think math scores in the US are so low, and why are they so slow to change? I've been asking myself these questions for the past two decades at every stage of my education career as I worked to change this reality. Listen in to this episode to hear my thoughts on two missing links in the math improvement chain and what I plan to do about them.
Summary & Highlights:
In this episode, Chrissy shares details about her journey as a math educator over the past (almost) 20 years, including:
why she became a middle school math teacher and moved to Chicago after college
the roles she’s had since leaving the classroom
what she hoped to accomplish as a director at two national nonprofit organizations
insights about professional learning structures that support teachers to improve their practice
the experiences that led her to start an online business supporting math educators, quit her 9-5 job, and create the Mindful Math Podcast