Our past few blog posts have highlighted the direction we are taking with some of our schools this spring to really develop the coherence and connectedness of the Common Core standards in the math classroom.
Welcome back to Part 2 of Abacus Fun!
If you thought Desmos was just for middle/high school students (like me!), you would be wrong! I recently developed a whole new appreciation and excitement for using this amazing tool in elementary school!
The focus of this station in the Math Workshop is higher-order thinking and concrete application of math skills. This will be developed differently in each grade level.
If you’re using Eureka Math/Engage New York and you teach Kindergarten (or 1st or 2nd Grade), this post is for you!
Teachers of mathematics for centuries have helped students understand mathematics using “manipulatives”– visual objects that help illustrate mathematical relationships and applications.