2 Winners!

For the sake of privacy, I’ll announce both the Amazon gift card winner and TpT gift card winner by their first name only. If your first name is Andrea, check your email! You won the $25 Amazon gift card. If your name is Faith, check yours! You won the $10 TpT gift card. OK, whew!…
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https://beyondtraditionalmath.wordpress.com/2017/02/07/2-winners/

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Gimmicks Are NOT My Thing…

I made a promise to myself when I started, to always blog about teaching tips, and things that would help the greater good of the teaching profession. I’m not into gimmicks and buy one get one sales or anything of that sort. But when I got an email that Teachers Pay Teachers was giving away…
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https://beyondtraditionalmath.wordpress.com/2017/02/06/gimmicks-are-not-my-thing/

3 Ways to Make Meaning of Number Sentences

I told her I had a problem and asked her to solve it. (This intervention student shall remain nameless due to the fact that the internet is an infinite digital footprint, and I believe some day she will be a famous scientist and doesn’t need to read this story about herself online.) My problem?  I…
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https://beyondtraditionalmath.wordpress.com/2017/01/31/3-ways-to-make-meaning-of-number-sentences/

Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card…Yes, Really

OK, I believe strongly in feedback and using it for my own personal improvement. I’m really looking for ways to find out more about my audience, and to improve my practice. So along with getting good, honest feedback, I decided to give something away.  I mean, who doesn’t love to win stuff??? Would you please fill…
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https://beyondtraditionalmath.wordpress.com/2017/01/16/win-a-25-amazon-gift-card-yes-really/

It’s Nothing If It’s Not Concrete

Pro-tip: Give them tools. Give them tools! Really…give them the tools! I was told this over and over by a math coach when I was a third grade teacher, and for some reason it really did not sink in at all. I made them “available”, which means I had buckets of them in a cabinet…
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https://beyondtraditionalmath.wordpress.com/2017/01/14/its-nothing-if-its-not-concrete/

Don’t Worry, They are Learning

Tonight I watched my beautiful daughter at her archery class.  It’s rare that I ever talk about anything personal, but I was so moved by her tonight that I felt compelled to write something. It was only her third time attempting to shoot a bow and arrow and tonight she hit the target over and over…
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https://beyondtraditionalmath.wordpress.com/2017/01/10/dont-worry-they-are-learning/