This past month I’ve enjoyed meeting people at two book events. If you were unable to attend, I’m extending the same book sale offer to you via this blog. You may purchase my Educating America book, flipbook and workbook for $20 (plus $6 shipping in USA) It’s a $34 materials value and comes with free… Read More »
Games are a great way to practice all kinds of skills. You can find professionally boxed games at toy stores or just pull out a deck of cards and get creative. Here are the 3 other math game resources I find easiest to use with the most direct value. My website math games. I’ve created… Read More »
Students participate in many observable ways. It’s important to stop and take a look at how students are engaged in both whole class activities and small groups. Here’s a chart to record your observations.
Long-term memory is the goal in schools. Here are a few ideas to help foster that goal. Teach students how to explain their thinking to themselves and others: What are the key elements I should remember about this topic? Can I find tricks or rhymes or illustrations or key words that help me remember details?… Read More »