Guest Post by Pat Baltzley, MS/HS Math Coach
Guest Post by Tiffany Eller, Math Educational Consultant and Coach
We’ve blogged about social stories before, but social stories continue to be an important tool to use in classrooms!
As teachers in today’s schools, we often are overwhelmed with our “to-dos.”
It is a universally agreed upon fact that story problems are just confusing, for kids and teachers alike.
“Ah, I see it now!” We hear that a lot during our model drawing trainings as teachers start to understand how to actually do model drawings. However, when they leave the comfort and structure of the training and start to apply the strategies they’ve learned to the problems in their math book, they often struggle.
Meet our newest Math Might Friend – Professor Barble!
As I’m in schools throughout Michigan and the United States, every place I go has a different way of thinking about math and different levels of rigor and expectation.
I love this blog because I have a chance to bring (hopefully!) relevant and useful topics based on a snapshot of what is going on in schools every day! Today, we’re going to tackle subtraction with regrouping.