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Fractions and Division—Keeping It Real

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Surely, in your teaching of fractions and division, you’ve had kids wonder (if not say out loud) –When in the world will we ever have to divide fractions?  Don’t feel bad if you were caught off guard and found yourself … Continue reading

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Mistakes in the Math Classroom: Bring ‘em On!

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Each time your students gather for math time, you probably have the same goals—to motivate them, teach them how to find the “right” answer, and (hopefully) prepare them to earn a good grade or test score. What you don’t plan … Continue reading

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Eliminating Fraction Frustration

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The concept of fractions is one of a student’s earliest experiences with math beyond the basic skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. And what an important experience it is! Fractions are the building blocks for all other math skills. … Continue reading

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Developing Critical Thinkers Part 1: Visualization

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By Anni Stipek, SDE Educational Consultant What does it mean to be a critical thinker and how can we help develop critical thinkers in the classroom? I might just have an idea or two for you.  Join me for the first … Continue reading

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Anni’s Top Resources, Part 3: Fantastic Math Resources

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By Anni Stipek, SDE Educational Consultant Have you ever found yourself in front of the math section in the book store and wondered what book would be the right choice? Or, have you ever browsed through the math catalog and wondered … Continue reading

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