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The elementary math team has put together a video on how teachers can access the HCPS instructional contingency plan. Please check out the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shCBy7CcdN0
HCPS Coronavirus Update As we use the week after spring break to begin planning for distance eLearning, please refer to official messages from Superintendent Addison Davis through your district email.  We will be posting Blog updates here to support teachers…
So she says maths, we say math, but I think we can both agree there are some pretty great ideas coming from Jo Boaler and YouCubed math at Stanford University.  The newest resource YouCubed has released is a set of…
“Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics; I assure you that mine are greater.” – Albert Einstein Are teachers increasing students’ anxiety levels in mathematics, especially as state testing approaches? Teachers may very well be swelling the negative feelings…
Check out this video by Graham Fletcher on connecting subtizing and geometry! https://gfletchy.com/fresh-ideas/
By the end of Kindergarten, students are required to fluently add and subtract within 5. Throughout the year, students have built conceptual understanding of addition and subtraction through joining and separating situations. They've also have ample experience working with Five…
Earlier this year, students built conceptual understanding of multiplication of whole numbers and decimals and multiplication of decimals by decimals. They used concrete models and grid paper to model the multiplication to find the product. The standard, MAFS.5.NBT.2.7, requires students…
According to MAFS.K.OA.1.1, students in kindergarten are required to, "Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations." They are also required to, "Solve addition and subtraction word…
MAFS.K.OA.1.4, states that, "For any number from 1 to 9, find the number that makes 10 when added to the given number, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record the answer with a drawing or equation." A fun game…
Check out this quick video on preparing for Computer Based Testing.
It's January, and the beginning of a new calendar year. The NCTM Math Forum annually holds a contest for students to determine if they can use the digits in the year along with any of the operation symbols, a decimal…
Looking for a way to refine your math lessons? It is tough to go this alone, so why not work together with your peers. Lesson Studies are a fantastic approach in working together as a team to share, develop, and…
Congratulations to the 3rd grade winner of the Problem of the Month competition for December! The winner is Nicholas from Ms. Steckman’s classroom at McKitrick Elementary.
Congratulations to the Kindergarten winner of the Problem of the month competition for November! The winner is Marlam from Mrs. Mohammed’s classroom at Turner/Bartels K-8 school
The Florida Standards Assessment for mathematics is months away, but the preparation can never begin too early. You may be aware of Dr. Norman Webb's model for Depth of Knowledge (DOK). Though Webb's model implies 4 complexity levels, Florida has…