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8 Standards for Mathematical Practice

8 Standards for Mathematical Practice

The 8 Standards for Mathematical Practices are what I feel is the biggest shift in history in how we teach math. We are not simply putting a new name on the old way of doing business in math education, but instead we are actually changing to a new method of educating...

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The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

Teachers of mathematics for centuries have helped students understand mathematics using “manipulatives”-- visual objects that help illustrate mathematical relationships and applications. Manipulatives allow students to visually examine, explore and develop concepts....

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The Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook

The Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook

I love technology, and I do use my iPad and computer for a lot of things, however there's just certain times that call for a good old fashioned piece of paper and pencil. If you are like me, you are always taking notes for various meetings, brainstorming sessions, or...

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The Secret to Classroom Management

The Secret to Classroom Management

Guest Post by Bob Sornson, Early Learning Foundation There is a secret to classroom management.  You won’t find it in most of the books on classroom discipline or the endless lists of classroom management tips.  Here is a hint:  It is far more important than any...

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Get Your Finger Out of Their Book!

Get Your Finger Out of Their Book!

Guest Post by Melissa Leach, Leach Literacy Training I won't pretend that Guided Reading is a NEW thing for y’all…I do however hope to help you think about your teaching at the table in a NEW way! I want you to picture a Guided Reading lesson with some of your...

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Developing Empathy in the Classroom

Developing Empathy in the Classroom

Empathy is the ability to understand how someone feels because you can imagine what it is like to be them. It is part of a strong positive emotional state in which we can treat others with respect while still setting appropriate limits on how others behave around us. Empathy is the heart of a great classroom culture.

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Calling all Eureka Math/Engage New York Users!

Calling all Eureka Math/Engage New York Users!

If you use Eureka Math/Engage New York and haven't seen these two amazing (FREE!) resources, you are missing out! Zearn Math Zearn Math is a online math program centered around helping to "fix K-8 math education" by providing individualized learning and focusing on...

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