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Blog for math teachers. The Sadlier Math Blog is a K-8 resource to support deep comprehension of math skills and concepts.

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37 Math Early Finisher Activities for Elementary Students

One of the challenges we all face in the classroom is finding activities for students who finish early. This is an important topic because we know what...

Jeff Todd

Polya’s Problem-Solving Steps: Finding Unknowns Elementary and Middle School

It is unfortunate that in the United States mathematics has a reputation for being dry and uninteresting. I hear this more from adults than I do from...

Jeff Todd

A Template for a Systems of Equations Activity, Grade 8

One of the most challenging Grade 8 math topics to teach is systems of equations. Activity-based lessons are one way to go when you are trying to teach...

Jeff Todd

A Place Value Activity that Compares Populations, Grades 5–8

I don’t know about you, but sometimes my students have trouble telling how many times greater one thing is than another. They usually misread the...

Jeff Todd

Welcome to the Progress in Math Blog

I am so glad that you found this math blog among all the possible sites you might have landed on through the Internet, and I hope you keep with me as I...

Jeff Todd

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