Julia Gelormino, a 1st grade teacher at Think College Now Elementary in Oakland, Calif., uses group discussion strategies to guide students as they solve addition problems and to support her English-language learners' use of academic language.
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Leah Alcala, a middle school math teacher at King Middle School in Berkeley, Calif., shares how she develops a conceptual understanding of inequalities before moving onto procedural skills. She explains how focusing on concepts first helps develop mathematical fluency.
January 20, 2016
Chuck Pack, a math teacher at Tahlequah High School in Oklahoma, discusses the importance of building relationships with students. He stresses that for learning to happen, students need to feel comfortable and connected.
October 28, 2015
Teacher Maricela Montoy-Wilson encourages her students to embrace challenging math problems and be articulative during peer discussion to justify their thought processes.
October 09, 2015
High school science teacher Tricia Shelton has students use energy concepts to make connections between physical and life science systems.
September 16, 2015
High school students learn how to solve algebra equations and build independent learning in a step-by-step tutorial presented by co-teachers.
August 26, 2015
Jeanne Wright creatively introduces her 1st grade students to a variety of strategies for solving addition problems.
July 14, 2015
What do female students need to be successful in STEM classes? The School of Engineering and Sciences in Sacramento, Calif., asked that question of its girls as a step towards developing solutions. Watch as both teachers and students discuss the gender gap in STEM education and the ways in which they're addressing the issue.
July 01, 2015
Alicia Farmer, a 5th grade math teacher in Anacortes, Wash., demonstrates how she builds her students' conceptual understanding of multiplying fractions.
June 03, 2015
After collaborating with colleagues, high school math teacher Krista McAtee devises a lesson meant to help students understand graphing.