# The 10-Minute Routine that Skyrockets Number Sense

I will never forget my first day of student teaching when my host teacher put a 2-digit by 2-digit division problem on the board and asked the kids to mentally solve it. Continue Reading >>>

I will never forget my first day of student teaching when my host teacher put a 2-digit by 2-digit division problem on the board and asked the kids to mentally solve it. Continue Reading >>>

A Continuum of Math Strategies Math strategies develop along a continuum (see the dashboard above). We teachers can build students’ mathematical power by recognizing where they are on the strategy continuum, Continue Reading >>>

If Not the Algorithm, Then What? The summer before my school was implementing Common Core math standards, we all attended a 3-day training. In 2nd grade we tackle “regrouping” (or Continue Reading >>>

Today I’m linking up with Miss V’s Busy Bees to talk about assessment! Have you had this experience during math: “Everybody tell me what the answer to the problem is..” Continue Reading >>>

Problem: My students spent so much time counting on to add. It’s not efficient! Solution: While there are a variety of strategies for adding, one of my most recent discoveries Continue Reading >>>

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