It’s the connections students have with their thinking, other’s thinking, to the content we are working on, to the math basic facts. I have found there are so many benefits to doing Number Talks” – 5th grade teacher sharing their research on number talks.
Research, information, news, and update blogs published by PLACE staff and partners
Developing Student Capacity for Mathematical Feedback
A third-grade teacher in the K-8 Math Certificate provides an overview of her action research project. Read about her work in developing student capacity for mathematical feedback.
Drum Power on Wisconsin Life
PLACE’s own Arts Director, Dr. Yorel Lashley, was profiled on the January 1st episode of Wisconsin Life on Wisconsin Public Television. In the feature, Dr. Lashley spoke of his journey to learn African Drumming and …
Facilitating 4th Grade Peer Feedback on Mathematics
A fourth grade teacher shares their experience facilitating student’s peer feedback on mathematics. Discover how students improved their mathematical conversations with the peer feedback facilitation.
Greater Madison Writing Project Celebrates 10 Years
After 10 years of writing programs, a milestone anniversary celebration will showcase different teacher projects.
Introducing the Wisconsin Sports Leadership Summit
The first annual Wisconsin Sports Leadership Summit invites those who are interested in coaching together for two days of learning about “master teaching” in the context of sport.
Math Connect Brings Educators Together Online
For anyone collaborating virtually right now, the panel of squares and faces making up the online Math Connect meetings will feel familiar. While taking work home is familiar territory for many, teaching from home is …
Our New Brand FAQ
Why we changed our name and our look.
Our Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
We’re reimagining how we accomplish this mission while ensuring the health and wellbeing of our participants, partners, collaborators, and instructors.
Practitioners, Students, and Professors Come Together to Discuss College Readiness
Students, families, and educators are all concerned with how to best prepare students for the transition from high school to college. This topic was on the minds of all who attended PLACE’s Fall College Symposia …