Exploring Equality and Composing Numbers

I’ve been working with my Firsties on the following TEK: 1.2(A) recognize instantly the quantity of structured arrangements Although it is not mentioned in the TEK, the mathematical word for this skill is subitizing. The dot patterns on dice and dominoes are...
Direct Instruction…Do We Need It?

Direct Instruction…Do We Need It?

I thought that would get your attention! Now just hear me out. I want you to consider that there is really very little in math that students must learn through direct instruction, that is explicit instruction from a teacher.  Let me give two examples, and then...

Pin It on Pinterest