Cross Curricular Connections Posts

Guest Blog: Reading Strategies in Math Class?

Guest Blog: Reading Strategies in Math Class?

Guest Post by Jana Hazekamp, Math Educational Consultant & Coach Reading strategies in math class?  Absolutely! Many years ago I was considering how I might continue to build my repertoire of strategies for teaching math and helping my students become successful....

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The Educator’s Guide to Real Estate Lesson Plans

The Educator’s Guide to Real Estate Lesson Plans

Students often have trouble seeing their school lessons as relevant to real life. Not only can this impact their motivation, it can make the information more difficult to comprehend and retain. For many students, it’s easier to understand a problem if it’s put into...

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Understanding A Framework for K–12 Science Education

Understanding A Framework for K–12 Science Education

Even before elementary school, children ask questions of each other and of adults about things around them, including the natural and designed world. If students develop the practices of science and engineering, they can ask better questions and improve how they...

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ELA, Math and Science Practices and How They Relate

ELA, Math and Science Practices and How They Relate

Can English/langauge arts, math, and science really relate to each other? This modified Venn diagram groups student practices in each discipline to show the relationships and convergences found in the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics Practices, ELA...

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