Category Archives: Math/Literacy Connections

Instructional Coaching vs. Content Coaching…is it really a contest?

Since I became an instructional coach, I’ve heard varying opinions about the importance of content knowledge in being a successful coach.  Currently, I am a coach for K-5 math.  In my position, I need to know about best practices in … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed!

I promised to blog while I was at the NCTM National Conference…but I bet you can guess by the title that I was a bit overwhelmed!  There were so many things to do and see – I didn’t even come close to … Continue reading

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Accessible Mathematics – Part 2

As promised, here is the second in a series of posts about the book Accessible Mathematics: 10 Instructional Shifts That Raise Student Achievement by Steven Leinwand. The first instructional shift that Leinwand recommends is to incorporate ongoing cumulative review into … Continue reading

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