“My students struggle with number sense.” “I have students that don’t know their basic facts.” “The students in my classroom lack the ability to reason about math problems.” Common phrases heard in math classrooms. I have said them when I was teaching and I hear them now all too often in professional development sessions. But … Continue reading Number Talks
I would like you to go to http://www.student.desmos.com and type in the class code: D7YNE5. This card sort will help students convert between fractions, decimals, and percents. In addition, students will visualize these representations using an area model. This card sort is just one type of interactive activity that teachers can find or create on … Continue reading Desmos in the Classroom
If a student is able to explain math concepts with audio, visuals and text in a video they created, they will most likely retain far more information than if they had simply written down the definition.
Have you ever wished that every student in your classroom had their own manipulatives like a geo board, fraction set, number line, pattern blocks, set of money, and more? Have you ever thought it takes up too much time to get all those math manipulatives out? Have you ever wanted to provide a fast math … Continue reading Virtual Math Manipulatives