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Time's Up on Timed Tests

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Eliza Thomas & Kristin Hilty Watch Fact fluency still matters! But instead of developing mathematical fluency, timed tests give students more anxiety!...
Games that Teach Ten-ness

Once children develop a basic number sense for numbers up to ten, they need to develop a strong sense of ten-ness. A sense of...
Using Singapore Math to Decompose CCSS

When decomposing the Common Core State Standards, consider making a trifold piece of paper that includes the standard at the top of the paper...
Organizing Manipulatives in Your Classroom

Keeping manipulatives organized can be a challenge. One way to minimize your excuses for not doing concrete activities is to have a system for...
Build Muscle Memory for Model Drawing

When teaching model drawing, the steps for model drawing are essential. It's important to give students multiple opportunities to learn the steps and develop...
SDE Webinar: Flash Facts for Multiplication and Division (Gr. 3-5)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Eliza Sorte-Thomas Watch Tired of fact worksheets? You know your students are! Join math expert and author Eliza Thomas for this complimentary...
SDE Webinar: Games that Teach 10-ness (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Eliza Sorte-Thomas Watch We all know how important the understanding of "tens" is in the success of our young learners, but how...
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Math expert Eliza Sorte-Thomas shares her thoughts on the value of number sense and its basis in place value to guide success in all domains of mathematics.
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Math expert Eliza Sorte-Thomas shares her thoughts on how Common Core State Standards in math are impacting our classrooms and teachers and how Singapore Math specifically can...
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Part of the SDE Educator Insight series, math expert Eliza Sorte-Thomas shares her perspective on why teachers need to be open to personal and...

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Math Play

To place an order, please call 1-800-321-0401 x1451. 40 Engaging Games for the Differentiated Classroom (K-5) Math games offer a fun and effective way for students to practice essential...