In order to create systemic change, we need to create consistency. Consistency builds confidence, and a child with confidence will feel capable of tackling a problem that might be worded in a really difficult way.
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The bottom line is that kids don’t always feel confident when it comes to story problems. Professor Barble wants to help us understand that reading comprehension is really the essential piece when it comes to problem solving.
We’re all using 21st century standards to help prepare kids in today’s world, so why do all the math programs take such a different approach?
Subtraction with regrouping can sometimes feel like a nightmare, but it doesn’t have to be!
How do we get to a point where the students own the eight mathematical practices?
This week, on our website, we are launching a new tab – video tutorials!
Let’s dive deeper into number talks! Students control the pen and the conversation when they learn to engage in partner number talks!
How effective are number talks and how do I know that kids are getting the strategy?
With all the different parts to these different math programs, lesson planning can be overwhelming.
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