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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...
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...
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...
Singapore Math Strategies: Advanced Model Drawing for Grades 6-9

Presenter: Anni Stipek 6 Weeks | $139 Course Starts Monthly | Earn Graduate Credit or CEUs Learn More  Register When you say, "It's time for math," do your students roll...
Singapore Math Strategies: Model Drawing for Grades 1-6

Presenter: Anni Stipek 6 Weeks | $139 Course Starts Monthly | Earn Graduate Credit or CEUs Learn More  Register In this professional development course for teachers, you'll get the training...
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...
Reinforcing Concepts and Skills in the Early Grades with Math Talk

Solving math word problems requires a complex set of skills. Students must be able to read, understand, strategize, compute, and analyze. It’s no surprise...
SDE Webinar: Making Language Visible in the Math Classroom (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Char Forsten Watch The problem with word problems begins with the words. Solving word problems involves a complex web of skills that...
SDE Model Drawing: Could It Be the Missing Link in Your Math Instruction

In the United States, students are typically taught a variety of ways to solve word problems. These strategies often include drawing a picture of...

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