Allyson Krogmann Jordan, an early learning coach in the Santa Monica-Malibu school district, uses storytelling to engage her students in a math lesson about spatial relations.
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February 21, 2018
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Natali Gaxiola, a pre-kindergarten teacher at Felton State Preschool in Inglewood, Calif., introduces counting collections to teach addition and subtraction.
January 31, 2018
This elementary routine encourages students to make sense of a math problem by listing what they both notice and wonder about the given information.
October 25, 2017
A 5th grade teacher uses fractions to promote both language and math skills in her dual-language classroom.
October 04, 2017
Thinking logs incorporate both literacy and math skills by asking students to write complete sentences explaining how they solved an equation and arrived at a solution.
September 13, 2017
Elementary math specialist Kristin Gray helps her 2nd graders understand different subtraction strategies by talking through their thought processes.
August 16, 2017
Elementary math specialist Kristin Gray demonstrates a strategy for engaging young students in discussions about numbers and equations.
July 12, 2017
A math specialist shares how she uses dots to allow students to see the connections between mathematical operations, like addition and multiplication.
May 10, 2017
Kristin Gray, a K-5 math specialist at Richard A. Shields Elementary School in Lewes, Del., shares a strategy for eliciting student discussion by providing her students with a picture that can be used to talk about numbers, shapes, and patterns. Students share what they notice and wonder about the image in pairs and as a class.
April 26, 2017
Ryan Reilly, a 1st grade teacher at White Center Heights Elementary School in Seattle, and Donella Oleston, a kindergarten teacher there, teach students how to make evidence-backed claims when reasoning about groups of objects. Both teachers create opportunities for students to share with the class their ideas and what they noticed.