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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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Importance of Numeracy Screening Part 2: Conservation

Importance of Numeracy Screening Part 2: Conservation

Think about the idea of number quantity and the ten frame and compare it to phonemic awareness and words – we want students to achieve literacy in both areas. Students  must be able to play with these things, changing them in their heads in a way that makes sense.

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