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Teaching with Rigor: A Call for a Different Kind of Instruction

We are preparing students for an unknown future—for filling jobs that don’t exist now, solving problems we can’t even imagine, and using technology that...
Teaching Addition and Subtraction

For some students, math is an exciting opportunity to use their problem-solving skills to tackle a challenge. But, sadly, for others math is pure...
Becoming STEM-Ready

By now, just about every educator understands and is convinced of the importance of bringing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) into their classrooms...
What American Teachers Can Learn from Singapore

One of the most difficult things a teacher has to do is understand a new and unfamiliar method of learning. As Singapore Math continues...
Webinar: Foundations of Number Sense (Gr. K-1)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Ricky Mikelman Watch Strong number sense is the foundation of the Singapore Math approach—and essential to success in higher level mathematics. In...
A Close Look at Close Reading in a Diverse Classroom

Close reading, the practice of reading to uncover layers of meaning that lead to deep comprehension, is now a requirement of the new standards....
Math Problem-Solving: Perseverance and Communication Required Not Genius

Problem-solving is the cornerstone of mathematics. Yet, math word problems are a struggle for many students. When word problems are assigned, it’s not uncommon...
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...
Put Your 'Thinking' Caps On!

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Laureen Reynolds Watch Find out how easy it can be to teach critical thinking, an important skill that goes beyond rote memorization...
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....

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