•Read “What do Math Teachers Need to Be?”* by Herb
Clemens, a mathematics professor at The Ohio
State University. Where does your own
practice of teaching mathematics stand in relationship to what Clemens says mathematics teachers need to be: unafraid, reverent,
humble, opportunistic, versatile, and in control of their math. If
Clemens came to your classroom and watched you teach math, how would he answer his question:Can this teacher teach it [math] with conviction, and with some feeling for its
in 1991 in Teaching academic subjects to
diverse learners (pp. 84-96).