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    Make Mathematical Thinking Visible – 10 Featured Teachers?

    I have been working in at the Josiah Quincy Upper School (in Boston Public Schools) since 2008. Ten years of teaching comprises most of my adult working life, but it’s barely a blip in the 107 year history of our school building. JQUS when it was the Abraham Lincoln School (source: City of Boston Archives) Over the years, I’ve made some changes to my classroom (which still has many original fixtures). After Math in 2018 is no longer just about solving problems on individual worksheets. Students in my classroom are working to build their teamwork and communication skills as they work to solve open-ended problems like building Barbie ziplines, designing…