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Mathematics

Mathematics
SDE eBook: Activities with Place Value Strips

Download the PDF eBook: SDE eBook: Activities with Place Value Strips (For teaching grades 2-5) Children’s understanding of place value is critically important to a grasp of...
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...

Popular Videos

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Early Childhood expert Sherri Strating encourages new teachers and those starting off a new school year to approach each student as the unique person he or...
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Differentiated Instruction expert Rick Wormeli shares his thoughts on...
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Popular Articles

Is Teaching to Meet Expectations Enough?

As educators, our current focus on teaching the academic content students need to achieve state and national standards and standardized assessment is important. And understandable—mastery...
Reinforcing Concepts and Skills in the Early Grades with Math Talk

Solving math word problems requires a complex set of skills. Students ...
A Close Look at Close Reading in a Diverse Classroom

Close reading, the practice of reading to uncover layers of meaning th...