What is it about fractions? It seems like every math teacher wants to know how to teach fractions more effectively. And few topics create more
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Standards-based grading is the latest trend in assessment. But does standards-based grading actually fix the problems of traditional grades?
We need grading systems that motivate students and them understand their performance, all while promoting their well-being.
Teaching Word Problems with key words creates misunderstanding and limits deep thinking. Instead, use the 4-Step Polya Process to help students reason about word problems.
By proving and disproving number sentences, students can go beyond disconnected “math facts,” and begin seeing the connections between numbers.
Traditional math focused on arithmetic until high school. Common Core uses visual models to introduce conceptual math earlier.
While some schools still rely on PD by powerpoint, today’s educators want more. Teacher coaching helps teachers take ownership of their professional growth.