Author page: Sue O'Connell

The Rush to Standard Algorithms

Despite our current standards placing an emphasis on place value strategies for addition and subtraction of multi-digit numbers, there continue to be many teachers who “teach” the standard algorithm as early as second grade. Why? Is it because...


Upcoming PD Opportunities

Join Sue O’Connell for a Heinemann-sponsored workshop to explore K-5 math teaching. Have fun with hands-on tasks and lots of math talk! Gather ideas for simple investigations that enliven math class and help students discover important math...