# Math is Figure-Out-Able!

Math teacher educator Pam Harris and her cohost Kim Montague answer the question: If not algorithms, then what? Join them for ~15-30 minutes every Tuesday as they cast their vision for mathematics education and give actionable items to help teachers teach math that is Figure-Out-Able. See www.MathisFigureOutAble.com for more great resources!

## Math is Figure-Out-Able!

# Ep 220: The Important Teacher Move You Are Not Doing Enough

How can you intentionally build a Math is FigureOutAble culture in your classroom? In this episode Pam and Kim discuss Pam's recent month long trip to Australia and the important teacher moves she showcased in the lab lessons while she was there.

Talking Points:

- Pam's time Down Under
- Wait time
- Private Signal
- Focus on thinking verses focus on the answer
- A challenge for some students: What hint could you give?
- Teacher engaged with students the entire time
- Does every kid need to finish the problem?
- Do you need more time or help?

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