How to Teach Regrouping in Math so it’s Easy Addition and subtraction are simple operations. But, any elementary math teacher knows you have to be careful about which problems you give to children. If you give a child a problem that involves regrouping before they know how to do it, frustrations and questions will ensue. […]Continue reading
Top Online Professional Development Resources for Math Teachers There are many types of professional development for teachers. However, especially in the current era of social distancing, online resources are one of the safest and best ways to complete professional development. In fact, in this new reality, up to 69% of schools are planning to spend […]Continue reading
Whether you know you’ll be teaching part or full-time distance education this fall or you’re still in limbo, the reality is that it’s very likely that distance education will be a part of your life this upcoming school year. The good news is that at least you have some time to prepare and feel ready. […]Continue reading
What if instead of groans, when you said it was time for math, students cheered?
Unfortunately, math has gotten a bad rap for being boring and difficult. But, there’s a lot that math teachers can do to make math funny and enjoyable. Math jokes and math puns are one of the best tools teachers have to bring a lighter side to the math classroom. […]Continue reading
ZPD The zone of proximal development (ZPD) is a simple and powerful concept widely accepted in the educational community. It was introduced by Lev Vygotsky about 90 years ago to refer to the area between what the learner can do independently and what he/she cannot do at all: This model assumes […]Continue reading
Contemporary life in our ever-changing society challenges the education system with demand for a highly-educated workforce dedicated to continual learning throughout a lifetime. This also calls for strategies to maximize the potential of diverse students. A hopeful answer to the challenge is the development of individualized learning, which is well underway. Three Concepts of […]Continue reading
Any student who can perform simple memorization can recall that 4 + 3 = 7. But what does it mean to truly understand the concept of addition? And how can teachers help students achieve this deep understanding? In line with the latest research, we have found that the three pillars upon which conceptual understanding is […]Continue reading