Teaching Students to Self-Evaluate

I am always thinking of ways to improve my craft as a teacher. At the end of each two-week unit, I reflect on my teaching.…

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Targeting High Achievers in Middle School Math

In every classroom, there are students with varying levels of understanding regardless of the content. Teachers have a enormous task of reaching all those levels…

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Five Ways to Increase Students’ NWEA Math Scores

I believe every teacher wants to see their students grow. Students’ growth make us feel like our work is not in vain. Their growth validates…

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Don’t Start Your School Year Without …

Bloom’s Taxonomy Math Prompts Many authors write materials for teachers to use Bloom’s Taxonomy during Reading. From this, teachers create activities for students to complete…

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Print and Go Math Bundle for 5th and 6th Grades

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NWEA Resources

Although I provide quality instruction (tooting my own horn … lol), I like to provide my students with multiple resources to prepare them for the…

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Retake Test Contract

I have a confession … my students haven’t been performing well on tests. It’s the beginning of the school year and the coursework will not…

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Math Talks

Today, I decided to introduce the practice of talking about Math in my class. This is called a Math Talk. Chicago Public Schools (CPS) really…

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Problem of the Month

I think students should have an opportunity to be creative in Math class. Giving students a Problem of the Month (POM) allows for this creativity.…

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