By: Mark Ellis. How to help students overcome tough standards around statistics, including why understanding variability is so important, and the key to supporting student success in statistics, which is to give them time to make sense of new concepts and relationships.
By: Mark Ellis. How to help students overcome tough standards around fractions and how teachers can build on students’ informal understanding of sharing and proportionality to develop initial fraction concepts.
State testing is how we know if students are being educated to the same levels as those in other demographic and socio-economic groups. Marie believes that we must never again allow the poverty-based disparities in education to be unmeasured and ignored.
By: Mark Ellis. In math, a model is a representation of a real-world object or situation and according to data collected from 750,000+ students using i-Ready® Diagnostic & Instruction, modeling is one of the most challenging math domains. Here are classroom activities and steps to teaching modeling for educators.