### 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...

MoreDespite 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...

MoreI was recently working with teachers to analyze their students’ work. Students had to find the difference for 72-35. After they reviewed the work, I asked them to share the strengths they noted in...

MoreHow many of your students are able to tell you what 24 ÷ 4 or ½ x 6 mean? And yet are they able to use their computational skills to solve each expression? How would you assess their proficiency...

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