Recently, I have been working with teachers to challenge conventional wisdom and classroom practices regarding fact fluency.
Contributed by Courtney LaRoche
As we know, there are no technical fixes to getting kids to learn math. Middle school students are complex beings, and can be challenging to engage in anything, especially mathematics. We, as teachers, are able to assess this current reality with our students and identify a desired state of engagement, but are not always sure how to get there with each and every student.
Submitted by Sara Van Der Werf
I could not have predicted my favorite day in my 7th grade classroom last school year. The task I selected for the day was chosen as a quick 10 minute warm-up problem.