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The first ten minutes of your math lesson will set the tone for the rest of the class. Students must

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Where did Mind Boggling Math Come From? Back five or six years ago, I was searching for an activity that

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Starting to think about hunting for back to school ideas?  I know there are tons of blog posts out there

### Solving Word Problems…a Gradual Release Model

For many students, word problems and problem-solving strategies are the most difficult part of math instruction.  They can learn algorithms

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We have all heard the word “rigorous” with regards to math instruction and math tasks.  What exactly IS math rigor

### Problem Solving in the Real World!

Let’s face it.  Sometimes students look at you while your teaching and you can read their minds. “Why in the

### Providing Quality Math Problem Solving Experiences

A few challenges ago, I talked pretty extensively about problem solving as it related to word problems with tips and suggestions

### Word Problems and Problem-Solving

Here we go!  On to challenge 3 with a focus on word problems and problem-solving.  If you are just joining

### Teaching Comparison Problems Using Strip Diagrams

It’s my day to blog over at Upper Elementary Snapshots!  Check out today’s post all about teaching COMPARISON PROBLEMS…and how

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