I recently received an email from Stephanie, a grade 2 teacher in Newfoundland, inquiring about **choosing the number for the Number of the Day sheets:** 414 more words

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#### "Number of the Day" Sheets: Choosing the Number

#### 10 New Year's Resolutions for the Math Classroom

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

#### What's Important to Have in a Grade 1 Classroom?

I was recently contacted by a former colleague, Dawn, regarding what manipulatives a grade one classroom might need to have on hand to support effective learning math. 593 more words

#### Welcome to SUCCESS!

As I write this the summer is half over — at least for students and teachers in BC, Canada. Schools are generally out for July and August, and then begin after Labour Day in September. 430 more words

#### Breaking Apart Numbers: Practice Sheets

I have mentioned before about **the importance of breaking numbers apart**, of having students understand that every number can be broken into smaller numbers. I have included this practice on all of the… 136 more words

#### Early Counting: the Foundation of Math

The meaning attached to counting is the most important idea on which all other number concepts are developed.

**Counting Involves at Least Two Separate Skills:** 286 more words

#### 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