Monthly Archives: February 2015

SMP #1: Make Sense of Problems and Persevere in Solving Them – Heinemann

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By Sue O’Connell (@SueOConnellMath), author of Putting the Practices Into Action. It seems ironic that the first Standard for Mathematical Practice focuses on problem solving. When I was a student, math problem solving seemed to be an afterthought. Problems were at the bottom of the textbook page or at the end of a lesson. My …

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Fly on the Math Teachers Wall – Squashing Fraction Misconceptions

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When I was an elementary student, fractions were by FAR my most difficult subject.  I could not ever wrap my brain around them and embarrassingly enough, I still struggle to understand them. The ot…

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