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Mathematics

Mathematics
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!...
Exploring Solutions to Your Instructional Math Challenges

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Char Forsten Watch Do you find some concepts and skills more difficult to teach? If you have questions or concerns about implementing...
Math the C-P-A Way

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Stacy Shaener Watch Teach key math concepts using the concrete-pictorial-abstract approach. It's essential to building a solid math foundation in your students....
Games that Stick: Playful Ways to Work With Numbers

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Kristin Hilty Watch Your little ones will LOVE Kristin's interactive games! You will, too, because they make it so easy to develop...
Building Math Fluency with Number Talks (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Ricky Mikelman Watch Build your students' number sense and computational literacy with number talks! In this complimentary SDE WebBrief, math expert Ricky Mikelman...
Math Journals: Shifting the Focus from Answers to Understanding

Traditional math instruction has long emphasized the "right answer" rather than the thinking that led to the answer. With the increasing demands of the...
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...
Webinar: Making Math Meaningful: Rich Math Tasks (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Ricky Mikelman Watch When you shift math time away from memorization, you’ll encourage critical thinking. In this complimentary SDE WebBrief, Ricky will...
Why the U.S. Lags in Math—and What We Can Do About It

There is no arguing with the facts—U.S. students lag behind several countries in student math achievement. For a nation that has been at the...
Teaching a Deep Understanding of Fractions: 3 Keys to Getting It Right

Fractions are an important part of the elementary curriculum. Students need a strong conceptual understanding of fractions to successfully move through the grade levels....

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