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Three Free Resources For Your Classroom


Looking for some new ideas for teaching math in your classroom this fall? No matter what grade you teach, we’ve got you covered.

Click here to download each of these free resources for your classroom



Grades K-2: “Doubling Addition Facts”

From Mastering the Basic Math Facts in Addition and Subtraction by Susan O’Connell and John SanGiovanni

This resource provides an overview of the strategy of doubling for developing addition fact proficiency. It includes ideas for helping students conceptualize “doubling,” a literature link suggestion, and five ready-to-use classroom activities (with supporting organizers).

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Grades 3-8: “Notice and Wonder Activities”

From Powerful Problem Solving by Max Ray-Riek of The Math Forum

This in-depth look at the “Notice and Wonder” strategy, a hallmark of the The Math Forum’s work, provides a great foundation for supporting all students to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. It includes two Notice and Wonder activities, including ideas for differentiation.

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Grades 6-12: “Proportions and Percents”

From Lessons and Activities for Building Powerful Numeracy by Pamela Weber Harris

Pamela Weber Harris’s work focuses on helping students learn math with as little memorization as possible. She uses problem strings to help students develop deep understanding. This resource focuses on proportional reasoning, offering strategies to support understanding, questions you can use in class, and three sets of problems (along with sample dialogues) to use with your students.


Click here to download each of these free resources for your classroom

Topics: Classroom Resources, Education, Mathematics, Pamela Harris, Collaboration, Differentiated Instruction, Elementary, Free Resources, High School, John SanGiovanni, Lessons and Activities for Building Powerful Numer, Mastering the Basic Math Facts, Math, Max Ray, Middle School, Powerful Problem Solving, Susan O'Connell

Date Published: 10/05/15

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