George Lucas Educational Foundation

Ellie Cowen

Educator and math specialist

After nearly ten years as a classroom teacher, a tutor, and a mathematics coach in the Boston area, my work now centers around intervention and teacher support and development.

I have a soft spot for math!

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    • Formative Assessment

      6 Hand Signals That Bring Learning to Life

      Nonverbals are gestural cues that can help students quickly and respectfully communicate their reactions, needs, and levels of understanding in a fast-paced classroom.
    • Teaching Strategies

      Harnessing the Power of Productive Struggle

      Teaching that struggling is part of learning math encourages creativity and builds authentic engagement and perseverance.
    • Teaching Strategies

      4 Ways to Have Your Best Year Ever in Math

      Four “big ideas” that came out of a training with K-5 teachers.

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