When you think of “curriculum,” what comes to mind? For most of us, our first thought is of that book that we use to teach that particular subject.
Across the country, each state uses its own specialized 21st century math assessment.
As we’re approaching spring, many states (including Michigan!) are anticipating the arrival of state tests, possibly with much fear and trepidation.
When did standards become such a driving force in education?
Guest Post by Kathleen Whitney, Math Educational Consultant & Coach
Guest Post by Pat Baltzley, MS/HS Math Coach
“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.
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.