A Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) Approach to the Common Core State Standards
Gain an understanding of the CGI problem types and use them as a vehicle for implementing the Common Core Standards for math in your classroom.
Putting the Common Core State Standards into Action
Learn how to create a classroom environment that puts the Standards for Math Practice into action and develop routines that increase productive struggle, student discourse, and strategic thinking in your classroom.
Use English Language Arts and English Language Development Standards in Your Classroom to Support Rigorous Math Work
Develop routines and practices that support English Language Learners and all students’ ability to increase their reading, writing, vocabulary, and comprehension strategies in mathematics.
Choral Counting Connections Are you ever overwhelmed by the amount of content that you need to teach? Fortunately, you can use choral counting to accomplish many of the goals you have…
Once you have taught your students how to sit beside one another, point to their work and explain to their partner what they did to solve, and how to…
“How to Coach Your Math Partner” Strategic partnerships play a crucial role in problem solving classrooms. Teachers must decide which students could benefit most by working together. This decision…
Mathematicians estimate before they calculate. Walking through classrooms I see so many opportunities for students to engage in authentic mathematics by way of estimation. Estimation is such an important yet…
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