Long-View supports the learning of both our amazing student population, as well as the learning of schools from across the world. Through the number lab, our joint venture that is focused on teacher education, Long-View Micro School students and faculty share in the mission of helping other teachers meet the challenge of educating children at high levels in mathematics….
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It’s quiet at Long-View with the kids out for summer break, but it is actually a time of intense activity for our teaching team. This is the busiest part of the year for our other business venture, the number lab, which is concentrated on supporting educators and schools working to raise the level of their math instruction. Our work:
focuses on the task of building math instruction so as to privilege advanced conceptual mathematical understanding in order to facilitate reasoning;
focuses on attempts to design innovative classroom practices that bring the practice of knowing mathematics in school closer to what it means to know mathematics within the discipline.
Herein lies the synergistic relationship between Long-View and the number lab....