Independent Reviews of Educational Materials by Educators EdReports
Matt Larson, NCTM Ignite presentation "Balancing the equation" Jo Boaler, Memorizers are the lowest achievers on assessments and other surprises. "We don’t need students to calculate quickly in math. We need students who can ask good questions, map out pathways, reason about complex solutions, set up models and communicate in different forms." From Jo Boaler

Teacher Understanding and Growth Mindset Before Memorization Blog Post Study finds that students who report using memorization alone when studying math are successful with easier problems, but struggle with more difficult ones.

Understanding Subtraction why understanding is better than memorizing 10 min video From Marilyn Burns

Phil Daro's against answer getting. American Teachers: How can I teach my students to get the answer this problem? Uses mathematics they already know. Easy, reliable, works with the bottom half of the class and good for classroom management.Japanese: How can I use this problem to teach the mathematics of this unit?

Seward Presentation Powerpoint Handout

Norris Presentation Powerpoint

Google Doc Best Practices for Teaching Math

Aurora Presentation PowerPoint PDF

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Independent Reviews of Educational Materials by Educators EdReports

Matt Larson, NCTM Ignite presentation "Balancing the equation"

Jo Boaler, Memorizers are the lowest achievers on assessments and other surprises. "We don’t need students to calculate quickly in math. We need students who can ask good questions, map out pathways, reason about complex solutions, set up models and communicate in different forms."

From Jo Boaler

- "Six Things Teachers Can Do to Close the Math Achievement Gap"
- Why kids should use fingers in math class.

Teacher Understanding and Growth Mindset Before Memorization Blog PostStudy finds that students who report using memorization alone when studying math are successful with easier problems, but struggle with more difficult ones.

Understanding Subtraction why understanding is better than memorizing 10 min video

From Marilyn Burns

- Another way to Subtract
- Subtraction Algorithm gone bad
- Subtract by adding

Instead of seeing a mistake ask "What are my students thinking?"Four purposes to aim for when assigning math homework.

The Most Important Consideration: What Will Be Best for Our StudentsLotus ChartWhat does good mathematics teaching look like?Upside Down TeachingEstimation ActivityDan MeyerGrowth Mindset21st Century LearningNCTM, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics- http://nctm.org/
- Beyond Standards: Coherence a message from NCTM president. http://www.nctm.org/about/content.aspx?id=25138

STEM resourcesvocab Resources

Nebraska Standards and Table of Specs- http://lvermaas.wikispaces.com/Math+Standards+and+Testing
- Nebraska Standard in Vertical and Horizontal format.

Video BreaksKid Snippets Math Class

My Favorite Number from Big Bang

NCTM president looks at the Curriculum process

http://www.nctm.org/about/content.aspx?id=43510