Count By Songs Are Changing How Students Learn to Multiply

Learning Different Strategies Every year, I teach my students a number of different strategies for how to solve multiplication problems and they come up with and show me a few more. These include: Drawing a Picture Repeated Addition Making an Array And Count Bys By far the favorite strategy for my students year after year … Continue reading Count By Songs Are Changing How Students Learn to Multiply

5 Reasons to Do Number Corner Every Day

By @SGroshell Number Corner is a 15 minute student-led way to start your math lesson every day. You can have students practice anything, depending on their needs at that particular time of the year. Right now, for my beginning of the year 2nd graders here’s what we do: Calendar Putting dates on the calendar, yesterday … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Do Number Corner Every Day

XtraMath For Learning Times Tables

By @MrZachG One of last year's more profound PDs at my school was a book club on "Never Send a Human to Do a Machine's Job: Correcting the Top 5 EdTech Mistakes". In it, author Yong Zhao advocates exactly what the title suggests: That teachers should use technology whenever technology does the job better than … Continue reading XtraMath For Learning Times Tables