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Building Conceptual Understanding

Participants in this workout consider the conceptual understanding behind the traditional algorithm for long division and then recognize the importance of building students’ conceptual understanding beyond this example of long division and into every area of math. Read More

Purposeful Numberless Word Problems

In these blog posts, Brian Bushart addresses types of word problems and a strategy for instruction. Read More

Ever Wonder What They’d Notice?

Asking the right questions and making space for student thinking can change outcomes for students. What can we do as teachers to faciliate their critical thinking and engagement? In this 5-minute Ignite talk, Annie Fetter addresses giving students space to notice and wonder. Read More

CCRS Mathematical Practice 1 – Webcast

This webcast highlights Mathematical Practice 1 - Make sense of problems. It is one of a series of 8 webcasts, the purpose of which is to give adult educators a better sense of each of the 8 Mathematical Practices of the CCRS and to suggest ways to encourage the Practices with their students. Read More