Posts tagged as: mary mitchell

Setting the Stage for Making Sense of Math

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, September 28th, 2018

Setting the Stage for Making Sense of Math is the second in a four-part blog series on inspiring math achievement in the classroom. To read the first blog post, head over here. At the beginning of a unit on decimals, I wanted students to connect to what they already knew about whole number place value. I…



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Creating a Culture of Risk-taking in the Mathematics Classroom

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, September 05th, 2018

Creating a Culture of Risk-taking in the Mathematics Classroom is the first in a four-part blog series on inspiring math achievement in the classroom. To read the second blog post, head over here. At the beginning of each school year we spend time helping students learn expectations for walking down hallways and how to act in the cafeteria.…



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Join us at the 24th Annual Model Schools Conference

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, June 16th, 2016

What bold measures are you taking in your instruction? Join our professional learning experts at the 24th Annual Model Schools Conference in Orlando, Florida June 26th- 29th. This intensive four-day event brings together like-minded educators from around the country who are focused on raising the bar on instruction, revolutionizing school leadership, engaging students like never before,…



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Instructional Coaching: an ‘Aha’ Moment about the Power of Questions

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, August 03rd, 2015

Written by Mary Mitchell, Content Development Manager, Math Solutions I recently joined a 5K training group. There are people in the group who volunteer to serve as coaches to individuals who seek to move themselves from a sedentary lifestyle toward a more active one. In my role as a math coach, this was a great…



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Getting Below the Tip of the Iceberg with Assessment

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, August 02nd, 2015

Written by Mary Mitchell, Content Development Manager, Math Solutions When I was still in the classroom I was constantly trying different assessment methods to get to know my students as learners. I would take time to discuss the methods with other teachers and ask about what they were trying, but these encounters were random and…



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