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Number Talks: The 10-Minute Math Exercise That Creates Expert Problem Solvers

2019-10-31T13:34:26+00:00

How might some of your students benefit if they could mentally solve math problems quicker and with more confidence, all while clearly explaining their thinking and strategies? It all starts in the first ten minutes of your math lesson with a Number Talk! This article will show you how you can implement Number Talks with your students in as little as five steps, as well as provide example routines and problems that are ready to be used in your next math lesson.

Number Talks: The 10-Minute Math Exercise That Creates Expert Problem Solvers2019-10-31T13:34:26+00:00

“Where’s my partner?” An Overview of Grouping Strategies for the Classroom

2019-10-21T18:05:03+00:00

Grouping students during the practice phase of your lesson can have many benefits. Students often like to talk and interact with their peers, and this gives them an excellent opportunity to practice what they are learning. However, many questions can arise when it comes to grouping your students. How should you group them? How can you implement grouping quickly and effectively, so you aren’t wasting class time?

“Where’s my partner?” An Overview of Grouping Strategies for the Classroom2019-10-21T18:05:03+00:00

Exit Tickets

2019-10-02T13:43:40+00:00

Every teacher struggles from time to time with the art of closing a lesson effectively. We all know the importance of wrapping up the lesson, linking it to prior knowledge, and building anticipation for the next lesson. Ideally, that daily wrap-up should include some quick from of assessment or check for understanding that you can use to inform your instruction for the next day. One quick and effective way to do just that is through the use of an exit ticket.

Exit Tickets2019-10-02T13:43:40+00:00