So far in summer school, we’ve been working on sociomathematical goals: getting students accustomed to routines and procedures for sharing their thinking in pairs, in written work, and in whole-group dicussions. ┬áMathematically, the activities and lessons we’ve used to develop …

Fraction Kits – beginnings Read more »

Yesterday was our first mental math as a 3rd grade summer school class. This mental math number talk was designed to be a ‘warm up’ to the instructional routine; in terms of the standards, this problem would be well suited …

8+9: four strategies for counting and adding Read more »