### Building K-5 Numeracy Skills

In Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (NCTM, 2000), the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics expressed the importance of the development of strong number skills for K-5...

MoreIn Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (NCTM, 2000), the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics expressed the importance of the development of strong number skills for K-5...

MoreA decade ago, I wrote about my ten misinformed beliefs about mathematics. These weren’t beliefs that I was told, but rather beliefs that I formed because of the way I learned math each day in the...

MoreWhile many students are able to perform computations, some of those same students struggle when challenged to apply their computational skills to solve math problems. Rather than relying on...

MoreWhat can we do in the first weeks of school to set the stage for the coming year? Are there skills that may need revisited after the summer break? Is there information we’d like to gather about...

MoreWe recognize the power of reading a good story. But what might a good story bring to our math lessons? How might it enhance our teaching and spur student discovery? How might it support the...

More