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# Articles Tagged with “Classroom Strategies”

## Yarn Number Line: A Lever to Develop Fraction Understanding

## Using Data Binders to Increase Student Independence

## Choral Counting: A Lever to Develop Fraction Understanding

## Using Exit Tickets Strategically

## Creating a Model Process for Hands-On Professional Learning

## Taking the First Step in Designing Mathematics Intervention

## Giving Students a Choice with Their Learning

## Top Blog Posts of 2018

## Encouraging a Growth Mindset through Art

## Doing Better: Aligned Instructional Practice

## Building A Culturally Responsive Classroom

## Re-Teaching Doesn’t Always Mean Repeating

## How to Select Math Intervention Content

## Three APPS to Support Students with Special Needs

## Creating Student Empowerment Through Your Garden-Variety Graphic Organizer

## Emerging Effects from CCSS

## Designing Shifts-Aligned Interventions in the Math Classroom

## Four Best Practices for the Math Classroom

## Designing Effective Homework

## Instead of…Try This

## Creating a Feedback Culture

## Lessons Learned from a High School Mathematical Modeling Lesson

## Demonstrating Conceptual Understanding of Mathematics Using Technology

## Navigating the Spiral in Mathematics Textbooks

## Using an EdReports Review to Improve My Math Curriculum

## Everyday Math Kindergarten Tips

## Strategies to Support Learners Who Are Below Grade Level

## Getting to Know Mini-Assessments

## The Rectangle Area Formula—How Does Your Curriculum Introduce It?

## Adapting Journeys Common Core

## Supporting All Learners with Complex Texts

## Sitting Beside the Learner: The ‘Me’ in Assessments

## Digging Deeper into SMP 4 – Model with Mathematics

## Digging Deeper into SMP 3 – Construct Viable Arguments and Critique the Reasoning of Others

## Reason Abstractly and Quantitatively

## Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching

## A More Powerful Teacher’s Guide

## Using Flashcards in Math

## Top Five Ways to Make the Most of Your Math Materials

## SMP 1: Make Sense of Problems & Persevere in Solving Them

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A routine for developing conceptual understanding of fractions

A tool for fostering intentional and purposeful learning

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A model process for using choral counting to build conceptual understanding

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Educators share how they've made exit tickets a powerful tool for supporting students

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An in-depth look at Fraction Lab, a professional learning model focused on improving content knowledge and instructional practice at the same time

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As you plan a math intervention strategy, where should you focus first?

Using academic choice boards to build metacognition

Classroom Strategies, Materials Adaptation, Research and Reflections, Standards-Alignment Information, Tools and Resources

Here are our top 25 most-visited posts of 2018.

Strategies for moving beyond "follow-the-leader" style art projects and developing an art curriculum that supports student learning across subjects

An overview of the Instructional Practice Guide suite of tools

Why building a culturally responsive classroom matters for the success of ALL students

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Consider alternative ways to re-teach when students struggle with new content

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How do you diagnose the root causes of grade-level math struggles, and design targeted interventions to address them?

Helping All Kids Grapple with Grade-Level Content

How I use graphic organizers in my classroom to promote student independence

A high school math teacher shares examples of student progress following CCSS implementation

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Avoid common pitfalls when it comes to supporting students with unfinished math learning

A math teacher shares lessons learned and alternative strategies he's discovered during his teaching career

Best practices for creating homework that raises student achievement

Avoid common pitfalls in the ELA classroom with these strategies

Using effective feedback to help students master their learning goals

A high school algebra teacher creates a lesson to engage her struggling students through real-world application

Using free recording software to capture students’ solution methods and help teachers reflect on their instruction

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A classroom teacher and curriculum coordinator describe how they used the spiral design of their textbook to help them focus on creating coherent instruction.

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A 5th grade teacher explains how she made small adjustments to improve the Everyday Math Curriculum after identifying its weaknesses.

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A kindergarten teacher explains how she adapted some of the Everyday Math Daily Routines to challenge her students more.

An experienced educator introduces different support methods to allow struggling students to engage with grade-level materials.

Learn about free, high-quality mini-assessments for math and literacy.

Standards co-author Jason Zimba unpacks the rectangle area formula and highlights problems with the way textbooks sometimes introduce the formula to students.

Classroom Strategies, Materials Adaptation, Research and Reflections, Standards-Alignment Information

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A veteran Journeys user shares recommendations to improve basal lessons and better support teachers and students.

Strategies to scaffold instruction of Standards-aligned, complex texts

Classroom Strategies, Materials Adaptation, Research and Reflections, Standards-Alignment Information, Tools and Resources

Common Core-aligned assessments must capitalize on teacher-student relationships

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Learn the difference between modeling the math and modeling WITH math

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A math teacher explains how to recognize math tasks that help students craft strong mathematical arguments

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A math teacher explains how well-designed materials can help students learn to deal with challenging math problems

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How building specific mathematical knowledge in teachers can strengthen classroom instruction

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How administrators can help teachers sort through the clutter in today’s math textbooks

CCSS author Jason Zimba shares how he uses flashcards with his daughters.

If you’re not satisfied with the quality and CCSS-alignment of your existing math materials, here are five tips to improve them.

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Well-designed materials help students tackle challenging math problems