Tag: CGI

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: Common Core Math Resources

It’s a Friday evening and I have just drifted off into the loveliest dream.  I am the young and beautiful Julie Andrews falling for the dashing Christopher Plummer on the movie set of my favorite musical, “The Sound of Music”. 

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10 Things Jordyn’s Math Teacher Needs to Know About CCSS

Two months ago, Jordyn Marie was born.  Nothing can match the joy of having a child, unless it is the birth of a grandchild.  If you ask me, she is pretty darn perfect, and as a devoted Nee’Nee’ (my name

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Banished From the Math Classroom

Some of the things that have been long accepted in the mathematics classroom, need to GO!  They do nothing to help a student understand mathematics from a conceptual viewpoint.  In this series, I will be talking about some of my

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Division Debate

I was just having a conversation with two sixth grade teachers this morning and the topic of long division came up.  We had been talking about multiplication and how it would help children if we said, “groups of” instead of

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