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Big Ideas Learning’s Mathematics Teaching Practices Series: Implementing Tasks That Promote Reasoning and Problem Solving

In this series, we will explore the eight research-based essential Mathematics Teaching Practices found in NCTM’s Principles...


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Tags: Professional Development

Big Ideas Learning’s Mathematics Teaching Practices Series: Establishing Mathematics Goals to Focus Learning

In this series, we will explore the eight research-based essential Mathematics Teaching Practices found in NCTM’s Principles...


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Making an Impact With Educational Research: A Deep Dive Into the Research Behind Big Ideas Math

Educational research is at the core of all student learning. It is our job as educators to make sure we are using the latest...


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Why You Should Teach Real-life Math Applications

Teaching real-life applications provides students with meaning and context for their learning. By using real-life math ...


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How to Create Productive Math Discussions in a Remote Learning Environment

Promoting productive math discussions is an essential part of helping students think, question, and problem solve-effectively....


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Tags: Distance Learning

How to Use Learning Intentions and Success Criteria Remotely and in the Classroom

Discover the most effective ways to use learning intentions and success criteria and learn why they can provide greater...


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Sharing the Joy of Math: Making Deep Connections When Teaching Mathematics

Before we can get students to love math, we need to find ways to grow their confidence in math and avoid 'math trauma' by ...


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Understanding the Value of Teachers and the Teaching Profession

When it comes to connecting with children, teachers are the experts. It's more important now than ever to place value on...


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13 Tips for Teaching with Clarity and Purpose During Distance Learning

How to apply effective teaching strategies to ensure you are continuing to connect with your students in meaningful ways...


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How to Use Exit Tickets in Online Learning

Optimize student understanding in a changing world of online learning with digital exit tickets.

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Teachers Unite: An Open Letter to Schools from Sophie Murphy

Navigating the new school landscape during school closures. Supporting teaching and learning and well-being during the...


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