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Seeing Dots: NCTM 2014 New Orleans Presentation

I am excited to be here in New Orleans at the 2014 NCTM conference. Yesterday was a great day of sessions for me, and I am delighted to be presenting a session in just a couple of hours! 102 more words

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Number of the Day – Level III

Today I am posting the third Number of the Day sheet. I cannot overstate that I believe that elementary school students should be involved with numbers everyday they are in school! 452 more words

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Host a Parent Night in Math

As I have worked with teachers both in this district and in other districts regarding changing their math practice, there is often another element that needs to be addressed. 505 more words

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Use What You Know to Figure Out What You Don’t Know

I was working with some students this week who were learning their “basic facts” in multiplication. These are generally considered to be those one-digit times one-digit problems that we use when we figure out the products of multi-digit problems. 449 more words

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Number of the Day – Level II

In keeping with my belief that elementary school that students should be involved with numbers everyday in math time, I am posting my Number of the Day Level II sheet in English and French. 170 more words

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Number of the Day – Level I

I have long believed that in elementary school that students should be involved with numbers everyday in math time. This may not always be the case — the teacher might be teaching a unit on pattering or geometry, for instance. 306 more words

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