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While teachers of all subjects have felt the effects of shifting classroom settings, math educators, in particular, have had to adopt all-new practices to better assess and understand their students’ progress through a screen.
Just a few days ago, I discovered on Facebook that my Uncle Eddie, who served a whole career as a teacher, principal, and came out of retirement to serve as an assistant principal, was named a Legendary Educator by one of his students. It got me thinking. Exactly, what is a Legendary Educator? What do they do?
Although many students struggle and lack confidence in math, students with dyscalculia need additional supports and interventions. Dyscalculia is a specific learning disorder impacting a student’s ability to understand and perform math-based tasks, and it impacts 5-7% of elementary-aged children.
The rapid evolution of technology, biomedical research, environmental science, and so many other fields continually necessitates new jobs and careers—a job market that we haven't yet imagined. As we scramble to equip our students with new knowledge and skills, it becomes more important than ever to commit to our own lifelong learning and professional development.