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Book: 'Mindset Mathematics' for Grade 6

Mindset Mathematics Grade 6This hands-on resource is for any teacher who wants to engage their sixth-grade students in reasoning and persisting through problems and provides activities that will engage students' interest and show them the many ways that mathematics is important in their lives. Continue reading…

Teaching mathematics conceptually: An example

The place value parts are in some sense the atoms of the base ten system, and general whole numbers are like molecules, obtained by combining atoms. The lack of a simple term has impeded focusing on the place value parts as the basic building blocks of the system. Continue reading…

Do high standards equal high expectations?

Robyn JacksonThis myth leads some to equate high standards with high expectations. They argue that if you raise the standards, you will raise teachers’ expectations. Thus, they judge whether a teacher has high expectations for her students by how high her standards are. Continue reading…

Originally published March 20, 2019 - Submit an Item