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Purposeful Prompting: Making Math Practices Explicit

By: Jared DuPree Ph.D.Posted 02/21/14
Purposeful Prompting: Making Math Practices Explicit

Can students think, negotiate, and strategize as mathematicians do? The learning experiences created in the Common Core classroom must concurrently enable students to understand the content and to see themselves as mathematicians. Here’s how you can prompt your students to use mathematical practices while solving problems!

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One Conversation at a Time

By: Suzanne I. Barchers, Ed.D.Posted 01/30/14
One Conversation at a Time

Do you have lasting conversations with your students? Here’s how one teacher implemented a daily journal entry writing activity in her class, how it allowed her to connect with her students, and how she and her students benefitted from it over the course of the school year.

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Celebrating Dr. King and His Legacy

By: Susan CopelandPosted 01/20/14
Celebrating Dr. King and His Legacy

Each year, on the third Monday of January, we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As we know, Dr. King fought for equal civil rights for all African Americans. But here are some less well-known facts that may provide opportunities for rich discussions and a more in-depth understanding of this heroic man.

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