March 8, 2016
Some time ago we suggested a few books that are great for exploring measurement concepts in primary grades. Now we're at it again.
New research is showing how arts education and math can build off of one another. Although many talk of STEM education, increasingly an importance on STEAM education is taking root.
This third grade teacher leads a gallery walk with her students with the purpose of having children explain their thinking with peers.
For three years the Collaborative has been partnering with Chicago Public Schools and Depaul University as a network of support to teachers.
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.
These two first-grade teachers plan a visual number talk together using ten frames. After both try it, they reflect on the strategies that students used.
The over-politicization of math education is a major cause for United States students' ongoing struggles with math in school.
With appropriate instruction, math can be accessible to nearly every student.
Diane Briars describes math tasks as "the vehicles for mathematical learning." It is important that tasks require reasoning and problem solving strategies.
What is the quality of the instructional activities that students will be engaged with everyday? Diane Briars explores this question.