## Kindergarten Number Combinations and Fact Fluency

In the landscape of early childhood education, the significance of learning number combinations through 10 in kindergarten cannot be overstated. While it might seem like just one of many skills…

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## Kindergarten Number Combinations and Fact Fluency

## Visualzing algebra using part/whole thinking

## Understanding CRA

## Ordering Numbers on an Open Number Line

## How Your Teaching Philosophy Drives Your Math Instruction

## Teaching Math Without Worksheets

## Flipping the I Do, We Do, You Do Script

## You Write the Story: Student-Generated Math Word Problems

## Long Division Choice Board

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In the landscape of early childhood education, the significance of learning number combinations through 10 in kindergarten cannot be overstated. While it might seem like just one of many skills…

I recently presented at NCTM‘s regional conference in Seattle. The theme of the conference wasย Everyone Belongs Here. Here’s more on that from their website: The conference will explore instructional practices…

If you teach elementary math, then you have probably heard plenty about the concrete, representational, abstract sequence of instruction. It’s usually shortened to CRA. The idea is that concrete and…

An open number lineโone that isn’t labeled with numbersโis a great tool with many applications in the math classroom. The power of an open number line is that you write…

I have a confession to make. I have never been good at writing a philosophy or mission statement. Any time I have been asked to help write a team mission…

Worksheets have long been a staple in mathematics classrooms. But should they be? Read on to explore how teaching math without worksheets can lead to more engaging and meaningful lessons…

Students taught through passive approaches follow and memorize methods instead of learning to inquire, ask questions, and solve problems. Jo Boaler, What’s Math Got to Do With It? This post…

If I asked you to name a math skill that students have trouble mastering, odds are that solving math word problems might enter the conversation. We often think that just…

If you asked your students what the purpose of math is, what do you think they’d say? This post contains affiliate links, which simply means that when you use my…