Math-related resources and free stuff for teachers.
November 16, 2015
Diane Briars differentiates between the learning goals of a particular lesson and the Common Core State Standards associated with it.
After choosing a common task, the teachers in this grade level meeting anticipate student responses, then sort and sequence them by level of complexity.
During the first part of this grade level meeting, teachers work together to select a problem to give to their students. Looking at several different options, they discuss the strengths of each problem, as well…
In this conversation, a teacher reflects on the successes and difficulties of a recent lesson. With a coach, she discusses the successes of the lesson, as well as details to improve on next time.
In this planning conversation, a teacher and coach discuss some of their ideas and concerns about a forthcoming lesson. With a coach, she discusses some of her ideas and concerns about the forthcoming lesson.
A student explains how his classroom's attendance chart is used.
A student counts backwards and forwards on a number line with hidden digits.
In this one-on-one conversation, an English Language Learner in kindergarten explains his thinking while working through a number story about people getting on and off of the bus.
This video from our Focus on the Lesson series demonstrates an activity for teaching capacity in kindergarten and preschool. Students look at two containers and try to determine which one would hold more liquid.
A student organizes rocks into different groups based on their unique characteristics.