264: Cultivating problem solvers one conversation at a time
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On the show we are so excited to host Dr. Gina Picha! She explores the strategies and insight inside her new book: Conferring in the Match Classroom.
We explore what it means to help learners develop their math identity and to develop their capacity and confidence as problem solvers.
This conversation reminds us of the power of building relationships with students and ways we can build more casual conversations into our practice.
Learn all about Dr. Picha:
Dr. Gina Picha’s career in education began in Illinois where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a minor in economics and later a master’s degree in education. Over the past fifteen years, Gina has worked as a classroom teacher, instructional coach, curriculum specialist and district math coordinator. In 2020, Gina graduated with a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from Concordia University-Austin where she conducted research on teacher professional learning that includes time for teachers to reflect on their math identities.
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