Mahesh Godavarti
What exactly is the resistance to adopting SMPs as the be all, end all for STEM teachers? Is it the effort involved in first teaching these standards to students and then reminding them over and over? I had to look up what the Standards of Mathematical Practices were. From #1 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them #2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively #3 Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others #4 Model with mathematics #5 Use appropriate tools strategically #6 Attend to precision #7 Look for and make use of structure #8 Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning