Do your students struggle with explaining how they solved a problem? Do they give up on a problem soon after starting or …

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Do your students struggle with explaining how they solved a problem? Do they give up on a problem soon after starting or …

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Making curriculum accessible to students is necessary in order for each child to reach his or her highest potential. How …

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Math stations, also commonly referred to as math centers or math rotations, are a great way to offer fun and engaging …

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What is vertical alignment curriculum? Why is it important? What is vertical team planning? There are lots of questions …

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There are so many common misconceptions about math fact fluency: What it is, if it's really that important for …

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The 8 standards for mathematical practice, which are also commonly referred to as the math practice standards or the …

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Are your elementary students lacking enthusiasm about math? This might sound like groans or silence and look like kids …

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There are so many math tools out there that have the potential to transform your math instruction. This blog post …

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When you tell your students you will be working on word problems, do you hear a chorus of groans? If so, you are not …

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I’ve blogged in the past about how math instruction used to be a huge struggle in my classroom and how I solved that …

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Math stories, which are also commonly referred to as math picture books or math lit, are effective tools to introduce, …

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Throughout the year, I used my Common Core Math Assessments Packet to track data on my students’ progress towards …