## Using Manipulatives for Multi-Digit Multiplication

Manipulatives, thought by some to be useful only for young children, are appropriate for students of all ages and should be used whenever new concepts are introduced. This post contains…

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## Using Manipulatives for Multi-Digit Multiplication

## Resources for Digital Learning

## Online Resources for Supporting Math Learning at Home

## Do This, Not That: Accountability & Assessment

## Do This, Not That: Aligning to Standards

## Online Addition Fact Practice

## Online Multiplication Fact Practice

## Kahoot!: Gamify the Learning

## Exploring Equality and Composing Numbers

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Manipulatives, thought by some to be useful only for young children, are appropriate for students of all ages and should be used whenever new concepts are introduced. This post contains…

When I left school in March 2020, I suspected that we were done for the year. Of course, I was right. Like many of you, I spent a good part…

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The first question I am often asked related to Math Workshop is How do I hold the students accountable? I’m going to be brutally honest: holding your students accountable for…

As students spend increasingly more time engaged in independent math workshop tasks, it’s essential that we align those tasks to our content standards and math process standards. This post is…

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Fact fluency is an absolutely essential component for young, developing mathematicians. Thankfully, however, math educators are following research and moving away from rote memorization and timed tests. A strategy-based approach…

The debate rages over whether or not students should “memorize” their facts. We should really be discussingย automaticity orย fluency, not memorization. Our instructional practices should also stress understanding of the concepts…

Kudos to my campus leadership team for coming up with a clever way to review the staff handbook this week during inservice. Now, admittedly, reviewing the handbook is not usually…

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…