## Math

Students are naturally inquisitive and observant! Why not use these characteristics to teach new concepts! One-way to utilize students problem solving abilities is through Three-Act-Tasks. Three-Act-Tasks allows students to draw on their natural noticing’s and wonderings! The Three-Act-Tasks consist of:…
Do you have students in third, fourth, or fifth grade that are struggling with subtraction? Chances are, they missed the concrete phase of modeling subtraction with regrouping. This skill is extremely valuable as per the Mathematics Florida Standards, students in…
The Progression of Addition and Subtraction is a wildly discussed topic in elementary schools. It is important that we do not rush students' understanding of the operations. Learning should be anchored in the foundational understanding of joining and separating situations,…
I won't say too much here, because the time reading this could be better spent watching the video. :) However, keep in mind, no matter what grade you are teaching, you are providing students with key fractional knowledge in their…
For information on using multiplication to divide efficiently and accurately, visit the Origo 1 Minute Math Video:
Check out this quick video on teaching concepts through concrete and pictorial models to increase understanding.
You may have read our earlier post "FSA-Preparing for Context Complexities" about the connection between Webb's Depth of Knowledge complexity levels and the FSA. This post alluded to the importance of taking the complexity levels of standards into consideration when…
Check out this quick video on preparing for Computer Based Testing.
Checkout how this 4th grade teacher uses the number routine "Number Strings" to engage students in meaningful mathematical discourse as they build their understanding of how to find whole number quotients using strategies based on place value, MAFS.4.NBT.2.6. Through her…
Congratulations to the Kindergarten winner of the Problem of the Month competition for January! The winner is Dylan from Mrs. Mohammed's classroom at Turner/Bartels K-8.
Congratulations to the 2nd grade winner of the Problem of the Month competition for January! The winner is Abhijay from Mrs. Park's classroom at Turner/Bartels K-8 School.
Congratulations to the 4th Grade winner of the Problem of the Month competition for January! The winner is Sebastian from Mrs. King’s classroom at Claywell Elementary.
Stenhouse Publishing is offering a free preview of the new book, Beyond Answers by Mike Flynn. About the Book: The Standards for Mathematical Practice are written in clear, concise language. Even so, to interpret them and visualize what they mean…