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4th of July Coupon Code

4th of July Coupon Code

From 1776 until the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence, with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues.   How do you celebrate? At Strategic Intervention...

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Math Performance Tasks

Math Performance Tasks

It's been a while since I blogged about performance tasks, and I still get many questions about administering them in the classroom.  So, what are performance tasks and why should we do them? Performance Tasks or Rich Math Tasks are the execution of the State...

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Deck O’ Dots Are Finally Here!

Deck O' Dots is my new publication! It is a very versatile deck of cards featuring Sam and Sally the Subitizing Superheroes!  The deck of cards is specifically designed without "digits" to help children to subitize (instantly recognize number quantity) in order to...

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Integrating Math and Literature

Integrating Math and Literature

Incorporating Math and Literature can be lots of fun! I especially like to do this with rich math task/performance tasks that students can relate to.  It helps for building metacognition and getting them to problem solve together. Be sure to use open-ended questions...

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Social Stories Tips and Samples (Plus Freebies!)

Social Stories Tips and Samples (Plus Freebies!)

Social expectations or the proper way to respond when interacting with others are typically learned by example. People with communication difficulties and/or behavior problems sometimes need more explicit instructions. Social stories are meant to help children...

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Math with Technology…Matific!

Math with Technology…Matific!

Integrate Math with Technology! We all love our math games, and they are a great way to incorporate math skills, but...remember one of our blogs that explained Quality vs. Quantity Math Games? Make sure you consider those criteria when choosing games to include in...

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What Does Math Fluency Mean To You?

What Does Math Fluency Mean To You?

It's MAD MINUTE time.  You  know the drill...get out your pencil and when I say "go" do as many facts as fast as you can! Kids start racing through using any quick strategy they can come up with (including copying a fact they already did just to get the answer...

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