Hi, all, This is my first post. So, please allow me to take just a second to provide a little background. I was a classroom mathematics teacher for 24 years and then mentored teachers in a math coach capacity. Recently, I have begun work with a team of educators who create instructional materials and provide support services to middle school math classrooms across the country. This brings me to this post's subject line. If you could wave a magic wand and be granted one wish for your classroom/school/district that would help you teach even more effectively and, consequently, help your students learn even better, for what would you ask? Would it be some type of resource, access to a new technology, a curriculum change, a type of professional development, or perhaps a logistic/organizational change of some sort? Or is there a trend that sounds quite promising -- something you would like to implement in your classroom/school/district? While mathematics education is my passion, I'd love to hear from middle school teachers in all disciplines/capacities. Here's looking forward to a lively and enlightening conversation. Thanks!
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