Entries related to: math

Math Video Playlist: Reasoning and Constructing Arguments (CCSS)

As a 1st grade math teacher, I never thought I was teaching the same skills as high school math...

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3 Keys to Modeling with Mathematics in the K-8 Classroom

How often do you ask students to apply the math they know to problems that might arise in life,...

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3 Strategies for Bringing Argument and Critique into Common Core Math

Math is supposed to be cut and dried, right? Do the work, find the one correct answer, and…...

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A Common Core Challenge You Can Tackle: Mathematical Discourse

Mathematical discourse has been articulated as one of the Common Core Mathematical Practices:...

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The Key to Unlocking Common Core Standards in Mathematics

In the beginning stages of Common Core implementation for Mathematics, it is only natural for...

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Debunking 5 Common Core Myths

You've heard the adage: one step forward, two steps back. Sometimes I think that's how we all...

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Beyond Right Answers: Math and the Core

Throughout this series of Let's Chat Core, we've focused a lot on literacy because it impacts...

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Beyond Engagement: Changing How Our Students Express Learning

As a K/1 teacher, I spent a lot of time in the hallway. You could have found me standing on a...

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Implementing the Core: Where to Begin?

Where do I start? It can feel like being on a hilltop, overlooking this vast landscape before...

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A Glimpse into Learning Across Grade Levels

We all know how isolating teaching can be. Sometimes it can feel like you are alone with 30...

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What My Favorite Math Routine Taught Me About Differentiation

When I taught a K/1 combination class, every year prospective parents would come to tour the...

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Engagement! Collaboration! Real-World Applications! Oh My!

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