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Close Reading Lesson: Faithful Elephants by Yukio Tsuchiya

Close reading is when a reader analyzes the details of a text to make interpretations and develop a deep understanding of the passage. Often the reader uses a short text and rereads the passage several times focusing on a different literary element with each read... Continue Reading

April 20, 2017

3 Algebraic Thinking Activities in the Early Grades

Algebra in Grade 1! If you are wondering how to implement algebraic thinking in the early grades, then this post and its downloads will give you some ideas. These activities will help you with the primary goal of initiating algebraic thinking—the relationship between addition and subtraction—in the early grades.

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April 10, 2017

Earth Day Math Activities for Middle School Students

Earth Day is a great way to interest students in how math can be used to understand the world around us. Today’s topic is how you can use ratios, unit rates, and data distributions for students to compare different countries’ carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

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March 28, 2017

How to Use the Standards for Mathematical Practice in K– Grade 2

One way to help students achieve high levels of mathematical proficiency is to use the Standards for Mathematical Practice in addition to content standards. When we are able to infuse our lessons with these practices, students engage their higher order thinking skills in order to solve problems.

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March 21, 2017

How Whole Number Division Fits into the Curriculum

Long division is one of the most difficult tasks for late elementary and middle school students to learn. While many students master it quickly, for others it can be a painful process.

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March 16, 2017

Trends in Standardized Test in Mathematics: What’s Important and How Is It Being Scored?

There has been a major upheaval in the standardized testing that students receive in math. The types of content that are being tested, the types of questions used to test them, computerized testing, and new and different ways of reporting the results all seem to be in a constant state of flux.

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March 7, 2017

How to Improve Mathematical Discourse in Your Classroom

It has been difficult for me to learn how to stimulate vibrant discussions about mathematics among students. I realized very early in my teaching career that in order to get students engaged in mathematical discourse I needed to foster community in the classroom, to help students feel safe expressing ideas, and to demonstrate that math can be fun!

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