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# Category Archives: Resources

## Finding things you never knew you had…

While looking for some information this morning for a teacher regarding our state test, I found something that just might turn out to be useful. I tend to regard high-stakes tests as a necessary evil, but sometimes good things do … Continue reading

Posted in Best Practices, Resources, Teaching, Test Preparation
Tagged CMT, Strategies, Test Prep
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## Alternative Algorithms – Part 2

Here is a link to the Everyday Math computation page, including information about their focus algorithms. I took part in some staff development today that reinforced the importance of students developing algorithms as a product of conceptual understanding. Everyday Mathematics … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday Math, Resources, Teaching
Tagged alternative algorithms, everyday math, Teaching
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## Getting ready for the NCTM National Conference!

A week from tomorrow, I am heading to Indianapolis, IN for the NCTM National Conference. I have attended many regional conferences before, including the NCTM Northeast last year in Boston. The only other national conference I’ve ever attended was the IRA (International … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences, Resources, Teaching, Technology
Tagged Differentiation, NCTM, Professional Learning, RtI, Technology Integration
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## 30 Simple Ideas for Interactive Whiteboards

Follow the link below to a very useful article from Scholastic’s Instructor Magazine… 30 Simple Ideas for Interactive Whiteboards

## Wikis are Wonderful!

I’ve been working since September of 2009 to build a one-stop-shopping type of resource for elementary math teachers. I think I just about have it down! It is called a Wiki – many of you probably already know about Wikis … Continue reading