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Using academic choice boards to build metacognition
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An overview of the Instructional Practice Guide suite of tools
Why building a culturally responsive classroom matters for the success of ALL students
Consider alternative ways to re-teach when students struggle with new content
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
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
A classroom teacher and curriculum coordinator describe how they used the spiral design of their textbook to help them focus on creating coherent instruction.
A 5th grade teacher explains how she made small adjustments to improve the Everyday Math Curriculum after identifying its weaknesses.
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.
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
Common Core-aligned assessments must capitalize on teacher-student relationships
Learn the difference between modeling the math and modeling WITH math
A math teacher explains how to recognize math tasks that help students craft strong mathematical arguments
A math teacher explains how well-designed materials can help students learn to deal with challenging math problems
How building specific mathematical knowledge in teachers can strengthen classroom instruction
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.
Well-designed materials help students tackle challenging math problems