Without the wholehearted support from school leaders, district decisions will not likely be effective in promoting high quality and coherent instruction across preschool and the early elementary grades.
Bedtime Math fan Elian K. asked for our coolest numbers about Formula 1 racecars. Some of these crazy facts might amaze you, so read on to speed through the racecar math! The post The Car That Can Cook Breakfast appeared first on Bedtime Math.
Have you ever had a song stuck in your head that you just can't get out? You'd be surprised how much math is in these catchy tunes. Read on to tune into the numbers in songs you can't stop singing! The post The Song That’s Stuck in Your Head appeared first on Bedtime Math.
In a world full of salty, fatty snacks, you might not always feel like eating your veggies. But it turns out, if they're called cool names like "x-ray vision carrots," you're a lot more likely to eat them! Read on to do the math behind your power veggies. The post X-Ray Vision Carrots appeared first on Bedtime Math.
Postponing finding a solution until students make sense of the context, clarify any tricky language, and make connections between the known quantities. Using the 3-Reads Strategy to Make Sense of Math Problems: ow.ly/sZ8U30jtX84pic.twitter.com/W2dOTAs2BA
This link JUMPS into books that give children a chance to explore spatial reasoning. Over and under... going that direction or going the other direction... mapping... perspective... 15 Picture Books That Support Children’s Spatial Skills Development kqed.org/mindshift/4309…pic.twitter.com/hPa75hiR3g
"I’m not focusing on the perfect answer, but rather a good conversation." The Math Talks instructional strategy is something our teachers and coaches have used.... it emphasizes spoken communication around a series of carefully crafted math problems. More: earlymath.erikson.edu/exploring-math…pic.twitter.com/jOL15pN76s
"Spatial thinking finds meaning in the shape, size, orientation, relative positions of objects... uses properties of space as a vehicle for structuring problems, for finding answers, expressing solutions.” Why We Need To Value Students’ Spatial Creativity: ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2013…pic.twitter.com/2MBXTpyC2P
These 4 books (including some HALLOWEEN fun) help children explore spatial relationships by asking them to think and talk about where objects and people are in relation to something else. bit.ly/2rbihxOpic.twitter.com/afeaDPJ5Pu
These 4 books (including some HALLOWEEN fun) help children explore spatial relationships by asking them to think and talk about where objects and people are in relation to something else. ... See MoreSee Less
Here are a few of our favorite books that can be great opportunities to improve childrens spatial sense.
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Children love to count. Counting helps them make sense of the world and to find out how many of something. With time and practice, children develop an understanding of the “rules” or principles of counting. ... See MoreSee Less
Children love to count. Counting helps them make sense of the world and to find out how many of something. With time and practice, children develop an understanding of the “rules” or principles of counting.