It is very important for students to learn how to estimate. Many adults, estimate in all areas of their lives, including while grocery shopping, telling time, counting a group of people, etc. There is no limit to what you use estimation for which is why every student needs to learn how to do it. Without […]Read more "The Importance of Learning to Estimate"
Students all vary in different ways in which they learn material the best. Some students may need to physically touch things or keep moving in order to absorb the material being presented to them, while other students may need to just visualize or see what is being taught to them. For example, one students might […]Read more "Catering to ALL Learning Styles Using Hands on Learning"
We all, as teachers, need to be on the same page with what needs to be taught in each grade level. Common Core does just that. They are trying to get everyone teaching the same material in each grade level. Instead of placing the pressure on the teachers to teach everything they can and when […]Read more "Common Core- YES!"
Lots of students struggle with math. It is the bottom line in America, but how do we get students to learn the material? There has to be a better way than how we are currently teaching or displaying the information to our students. America is not excelling in any math as a matter of fact. […]Read more "The United States Rankings in Math"