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Math Solutions by Math Solutions Professional Learnin.. - 4d ago
Also known as March 14th, Pi Day is when mathematicians and math lovers around the world celebrate pi, often approximated to 3.14, which is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. The circle is often the first shape many learn in childhood, and can be observed in nature in pinecones, apples, oranges, the cornea…
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Math Solutions by Math Solutions Professional Learnin.. - 2w ago
In this clip from Beyond Pizzas & Pies, students describe how they found the rods that are 1/6 of the unit interval. What important fraction concept does Marcela’s reasoning support?
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Math Solutions by Math Solutions Professional Learnin.. - 2w ago
The fourth graders I’ve been working with had been studying fractions for about a week before I taught this lesson. They were using fraction pieces that they’d each cut for a beginning set of fractions—1 whole, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, and 1/16. Magnetic versions of their fraction pieces were especially useful for this lesson. (Information about…
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Math Solutions by Math Solutions Professional Learnin.. - 2w ago
The fourth graders I’ve been working with this year have recently been learning about fractions. Last week I began a lesson by drawing two representations on the board (as shown above) and writing a question. I gave the students about five minutes to do a “quick write” to answer the question and explain their thinking.…
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Math Solutions by Math Solutions Professional Learnin.. - 2w ago
Fractions are a critical foundation in mathematics, and at Math Solutions, we are dedicated to providing teachers with the tools they need to promote fraction sense in their classrooms. That’s why we’re taking the opportunity to celebrate Fractions February! We hope you can join in our fractions celebration! Please share your own favorite fractions resources with us…
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Math Solutions by Math Solutions Professional Learnin.. - 1M ago
My eight-year-old neighbor Zoe spent the day with me recently so we decided to do a little baking. The recipe we were using called for ½ cup of sugar and three cups of flour. After using the ½ cup measuring cup to add sugar to the batter, I suggested we use the same measuring cup…
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Math Solutions by Math Solutions Professional Learnin.. - 1M ago
“We need to ensure that every single minute is being used with kids engaged in mathematics.” How can learning stations transform math instruction? Author Jennifer Lempp shares the power of math workshop learning stations in the math class in this video from her book, Math Workshop: Five Steps to Implementing Guided Math, Learning Stations, Reflection,…
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Math Solutions by Math Solutions Professional Learnin.. - 1M ago
At Math Solutions, we love math talk! Nothing makes us happier than seeing students engaged in conversation about math. We love seeing students explain their reasoning, deepening their mathematical understanding and learning. We have many resources we share with educators to help ensure teachers can foster an environment conducive to learning and a classroom culture…
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Math Solutions by Math Solutions Professional Learnin.. - 1M ago
Are you interested in using the math workshop model of instruction in your classroom and putting your students at the center of learning? Join @Math_Solutions for our second #MathWorkshopChat on Wednesday, January 31st at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. Mary Mitchell, Senior Instructional Designer, and Jennifer Lempp, author of Math Workshop: Five Steps to Implementing Guided Math,…
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Math Solutions by Math Solutions Professional Learnin.. - 2M ago
Mary Mitchell reviews Math Workshop by Jennifer Lempp, and explains why it is every math teacher's new best friend.
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