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Talk to Children about Math Early and Often to Combat Math Anxiety

I recall the stories my mom told me about how she and her fellow classmates in grade school had to demonstrate knowledge of their “times tables.” The teacher would line students in front of the room to recite their tables from the ones to the twelves. 1,110 more words

Math Anxiety

Teaching Math to Students Who Think They Hate Math: An Inquiry-Based Approach

I don’t know about you, but I did not have a lot of confidence growing up when it came to math. As much as I hate to admit it, math was always my least favorite subject in school. 197 more words

Making eight

I am writing a book. In the process of doing this, I come across homework assignments that parents find frustrating, and that they share on social media. 786 more words


teachezwell reblogged this on Teachezwell Blog and commented:

A great way to consider subtraction, PLUS more super math conversations about math.

"Being Sal Khan" and Other Attempts to Apply Reciprocal Teaching to Math Class

Way back in my days of guided student teaching (sadly, a phase of the teacher training process that is now considered optional,) I learned to use… 753 more words


Math Instruction Resources for Middle School

Our district is making the transition to Common Core Math, to include a new Math Adoption.  (Woohoo- it’s been TOO Long!)  This summer I’ve begun collecting resources for my math department to help us as we work together.  253 more words