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Take-Away Tips

Take-Away Tips
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...
Before You Start a Lesson, Ask Yourself These Questions

At the beginning of each lesson ask yourself these questions: What do I want the students to learn? How can I tell if they have learnt...
Ask Questions of Your Struggling Readers

Questioning strategies often can reveal the difficulties that struggling readers and writers have in attacking print. If we ask if a child knows a...
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I often ask teachers if they require that their student's set and write a goals for the grades they will achieve by the end...
SDE tip: folded patty paper for teaching fractions

You’ve taught fractions using paper strips, fraction circles and fraction bars. Yet, your students are still struggling. Patty paper is another fun way to...
SDE tip: Adding arts to your Common Core lessons

As your students tackle math, here are a few sure-fire ways to help them learn... and to make the teaching of math more enjoyable...

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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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Popular Articles

Technology in the Classroom: A Reality Check

The digital natives you teach today are using technology all day and every day. They’ll feel right at home using it in the classroom....
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In classrooms across the country, you will find motivated students who...
Grit: It’s Not Just for Students

No single character trait alone determines the success of a teacher. A...