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Which math curriculum is best?

Which math curriculum is best?

That is the question that I am asked most often when going to schools. There are so many different options out there, but is there a perfect math series? As I always say, the book isn’t your curriculum; the standards are your curriculum. The book, whether it’s Math...

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Virtual Strategy Games

Virtual Strategy Games

Education has certainly been inundated with technology during 2020, and most educators have had to rewire their thinking about technology as they look for ways to deliver instruction through virtual learning platforms. It’s funny to look back at the development of my...

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Virtual Manipulatives for Virtual Math Instruction

Virtual Manipulatives for Virtual Math Instruction

Doesn't that sound amazing? Having virtual manipulatives at your fingertips, especially considering where we are in today in education (face-to-face, hybrid or even in-class), can certainly take your teaching of mathematical concepts to the next level.  In the...

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Counting Buddy Fun

Counting Buddy Fun

Do you have a Counting Buddy Jr. or a Counting Buddy Sr. in your classroom? Ever wished you used it more? Get ready to explore the many ways this versatile little manipulative can be used, even outside of math!  I designed the Counting Buddy nine years ago as an...

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Slow to Go Fast: Multiplication Progression

Slow to Go Fast: Multiplication Progression

It's about that time of the year… If you are a 3rd grade teacher, you’ve probably been reviewing addition and subtraction from 2nd grade and working on concepts of place value, and now it’s time to help kids understand their multiplication facts and patterns! If...

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