1. praise effort, not correct answers
2. make sure my students know their intelligence is not fixed: hard work pays off
3. make my classroom a safe place for students to take risks… 65 more words
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It's Not about Coding, It's not about iPads, Smartboards or Apps. WE MUST TEACH STUDENTS TO THINK...
WHEN I spend too long at my computer, working on materials to help teachers work with students, to help build understanding in mathematics and science, I start to have “panic” type attacks. 775 more words
A problem solving approach engages the senses to inspire visualization and engagement. When students have to puzzle and think, they build conceptual memories that last. Finger Fold Puzzles are a way to engage in daily practice that focuses on Distributive Property, Commutative Property and building Mental FLUENCY with facts. 151 more words
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