Listen: Blackbird Michael, Michael Persian, Michael Art discussed on Mr Barton Maths Podcast
"Eighty people who interest, I'm inspired me from the wonderful world of education, this time around I spoke to Michael Persian. Now, Michael may well be named. It's not overly familiar with, with you carelessness in particular, but that needs to change. Michael is a teacher of mathematics in New York City. Yes, we are going logo with this episode of the Mr Barton maths podcast. Although budget restrictions of meant that I still record in my end of the conversation in the city that always sleeps, although is known as Blackbird Michael is one of my all time. Favorite bloggers is the crater of the wom- fall rush lex freshens math mistakes, and teaching with problems. I am always inspired and challenged by Michael's writing, and of wanting to get him on the show for absolutely ages. And I'm absolutely delighted to report. That it was well worth the wait. This is an absolute belter of an episode. So in a wide ranging, challenging fascinating conversation. Michael discuss the following things, and plenty more. Besides just why he's changing school so hard and what role does the expectation of students play and then for the remainder of the first half of the conversation after successfully, overcoming, our mutual language barrier? Michael describes his process for planning a sequence of lessons, on subtraction, and it is fascinating stuff. But would just getting warmed up them. Because then comes the big bombshell, what the Michaels example problem has look like now spoiler alert. They are different to mine, which has got my head spinning then how soon into the process of introducing a concept would Michael include an incorrect example. How does Michael provide whole class feedback a Michael art? News that many problem solving strategies have descriptive, but not prescriptive validity. What exactly using mean by this now I'm gonna make a big claim here, and I know I'm always doing these trust me on this one. I think the second half of this conversation when we really dive into the nature and presentation of words examples is one of my favorites of all time, our reflect on this a much more besides in my take way at the end of the episode. But needless to say it's got me, thinking, really, really hard about my own approach just before we dig into the interview, the usual, plucks my book, how I wish I taught maths is still available from old. Good and all evil bit bookshops. And if you're listening in the US, then there's a fancy US version of it with a sparkley color on a wonderful brand new forward by Dylan William, and if you wish the sponsor, an episode of this podcast and drop me, an Email, at Mr. bottom."