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How Early Math Skills Impact READING

In recent weeks, we have been talking about the importance of intervening early for our students in the area of math. The sooner we are able to support students with their individual needs, the more likely they are to close the gaps between their level of understanding and their peers.

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It’s Time To Close Math Gaps Now!

You likely have students who have math gaps in a variety of skill areas. When is the ideal time to tackle these gaps? Unsurprisingly, as soon as possible. It is imperative that students performing below grade level expectations receive intervention and small group instruction before gaps widen. Why Prioritize Math

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5 Principles of a Strong Math Intervention Strategy

You might be a classroom teacher looking to implement a math intervention strategy for the upcoming school year. Or maybe you’re in an intervention position but you are overwhelmed by the wide array of math research on best practice. Or maybe you are a special education teacher but you are

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3 Hands-On Graphing Activities To Try With Your Students

When it comes to addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, place value… etc. we ALWAYS start with hands-on materials and math manipulatives. But is that always the case with graphing? These 3 hands-on graphing activities will boost your students’ understanding of data and graphing in a big way! Hands-On Graphing Activity

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Attacking Angles

I recently had a conversation with a 4th grade colleague. She had been measuring and drawing angles using a protractor with her student. The trouble was that no matter how much guided practice she provided, how many real life examples, how ever many ways she tried to attack angles, there

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Fly On The Math Teacher’s Wall: Fractions!

Thanks for joining in on the Fly on the Math Teacher’s Wall Blog Hop. This is definitely one of my favorite blog hops out there because it is CONTENT focused! Just a bunch of math nerds talking about instruction 🙂 If you look at the CCLS, fraction standards don’t start

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