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Cassandra Turner
Works at Singapore Math Consultant, Trainer, Teacher, Math Coach
Attended U of M, Minnesota, NAU,
Lives in The foothills of Fort Collins, CO
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Learning so much at NCSM 2014 in New Orleans. Great session on leveraging polarity in schools this morning. Thanks Pearson for the great caricature!
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"even America's top 10 percent of students by wealth generally didn't outperform wealthy peers in other countries. According to OECD, socioeconomic status played less of a role in determining competence in problem-solving skills than math chops."
American students are barely above the average of 44 countries and economies in problem-solving skills, far behind teens in Asia, according to the first international test of that attribute in 15-year-olds. U.S. teens on average earned a score of ...
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This cat angle may be cute but I still think it's a right angle ;) #cats +Cats  #cuteangles #angles
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Thought you might want to keep an eye on this...
 
Draft of Mathematical Practice Standards. Be sure to check out the forums for discussion of these CCSS-M Progressions Statements
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Received this in my email from the blog of Michael Goldstein (http://www.matcheducation.org/puzzled), founder of the MATCH charter school in Boston. He's always a thought-provoking read.
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These inane worksheets circulating the internet drive me crazy!
States, districts, and schools are actually in charge.
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Yup.
New research suggests that kindergarteners are capable of learning more advanced math concepts than are offered in most classrooms.
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Great photos of Liberty Common District games. Go Eagles!
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  • Singapore Math Consultant, Trainer, Teacher, Math Coach
    Singapore Math Expert, 2007 - present
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The foothills of Fort Collins, CO
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On the north shore of Turtle Lake, MN - Shoreview, MN - Southern California - Denver, CO - Phoenix, AZ - Louisville, CO - Fort Collins, CO - Nanyuki, Kenya
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My passion is elementary mathematics education. (I'm a proponent of charter schools and Core Knowledge too!) I work with schools implementing and using Singapore's Primary Mathematics.
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  • U of M, Minnesota, NAU,
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While visiting the memorial is powerful, the rigamarole getting there is daunting. Lines everywhere, crabby security guards, walk, walk walk. And after an hour in line (with tickets!) no bathrroms. Yet. Can't wait for the Museum building to open. Look for an off-time to visit. You will be overwhelmend by the memorial but underwhelmed by the lines.
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reviewed a year ago
Excellent little theater. I can't believe how intimate it was. Book of Mormon was stunning on the stage (so much smaller than in Denver!). he guys working the lottery and standing ticket line are great. Be nice, they have a tough job. This is a hard-to get ticket right now.
Appeal: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
What?? No bibimbab? That's right, this place is "fusion" Known for their chicken wings, I have to say, everything we tried was fabulous. The wait staff was so awesome, helping us out with a scoutmob deal we found when we just checked in to foursquare. Great Lychee Martini!
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Hit this spot as 17 yr old son thought it would be cool to be in Justin Timberlake's restaurant. Even though it was 4:30 and practically empty, the server didn't want us to sit near the window unless we ordered food. So we did. The bbq pizza was good enough for my son and the nachos with mac and cheese sauce was good.
Food: GoodDecor: Very goodService: Good
Public - a year ago
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Well, you aren't there for the service anyway. This megastore has all you need for a chinese dinner at home, and then some. From cheap cheap cheap, to some pricey, but lovely gongs, this place has it all. I love to pick up some chinese erasers for nephews & nieces whenever I visit. Who doesn't love sushi erasers?
Quality: Very goodAppeal: Very goodService: Good
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
As a math teacher, I had to check this out. My 18 yr old son had a wonderful time and was so excited to show how he had learned to solve rubik's cube using the building tools. The price is steep for an hour visit, but I expect great things in their future!
Appeal: Very goodFacilities: Very goodService: Very good
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