EdVestors Blog Posts

June 7, 2018

By Teachers for Teachers: Learning and Growing as Math Educators

By Heidi Fessenden (Learning Specialist, Mozart Elementary School), Maggie Roth (Second grade teacher, Match Community Day Public Charter School), and Michelle Sirois (Learning Specialist, Perry Elementary School)   “I figured out in 5 minutes there are 300 seconds, then I didn’t get any farther than

January 18, 2018

Math Fellows Forum – Dream Big, Think Creatively, Implement Practically

BY KAREN LEVIN Yesterday afternoon the 2017 Zeroing in on Math Teaching Fellows held a math forum for math educators, school leaders, and education advocates from across Boston, generously hosted by LEGO Education. The Math Fellows, a group of sixteen Boston math teachers and coaches spanning 2nd to 12th grade, were tasked

June 30, 2017

Using Technology & Blended Learning Models to Increase Time for Direct Interventions

BY Derek Doherty, 8th grade math teacher, Mildred Avenue K-8 If you ask math teachers across the city for a wish-list of things that could help accelerate learning and growth in their classroom, nearly every teacher would agree that more time for small-group and 1-on-1 Interventions should be at or near the top of the list. 

February 6, 2017

Math Teachers Solving Problems

by Karen Levin and the 2016 Math Teaching Fellows UPDATE by Emily Barr, February 6, 2017 On January 11th, over 60 educators and stakeholders in math education came together at the Roxbury Innovation Center for Zeroing in on Math’s first Math Fellows Forum. The 2016 Math Fellows led a set of interactive sessions to share

October 5, 2016

Elevating the “M” in STEM

by Marinell Rousmaniere At the kickoff event for Boston STEM Week Superintendent Tommy Chang told students: “STEM occupations are growing at a rate stronger than non-STEM jobs. STEM-related jobs also pay much higher. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workers complete such a critical role . . . and we want to