Marilyn Burns Math Blog Multiplication Bingo has long been one of my favorite games, and I recently introduced it to students who have been committing the multiplication facts to memory. (More about how the students are studying the multiplication facts appears at the end of the blog.) Also, several different versions of the game allow for varying and differentiating the experience, making it a good addition for the class Math Menu. First a Caveat about Understanding vs Memorization Years ago I had a conversation with Paul, a fourth grader. Aplusmath by varsitytools.com Popular Cities Kansas City Tutoring Buffalo Tutoring Richmond Tutoring Tulsa Tutoring Denver Tutoring Los Angeles Tutoring Spokane Tutoring Detroit Tutoring Albuquerque Tutoring Memphis Tutoring Popular Subjects Math Tutors in Chicago Reading Tutors in San Diego GRE Tutors in New York City Reading Tutors in Washington DC Computer Science Tutors in Miami Algebra Tutors in New York City French Tutors in Chicago Math Tutors in Phoenix ACT Tutors in San Diego ACT Tutors in Seattle ACT Tutors in Los Angeles MCAT Tutors in Phoenix LSAT Tutors in Phoenix GRE Tutors in Los Angeles Reading Tutors in Atlanta ISEE Tutors in New York City GMAT Tutors in Chicago MCAT Tutors in Atlanta Spanish Tutors in Atlanta SSAT Tutors in Miami Popular Test Prep Call us today to connect with a top tutor
Area of a Circle Students use their knowledge of the relationship between the circumference and diameter of a circle to see why the area of a circle is πr2. Guiding questions encourage students to think about issues of accuracy and informally introduce the idea of the circle as a limiting shape. The lesson involves visualisation and explanation. This sequence is for students who: know basic properties of circles.know the formulas for the circumference of a circle and the area of a triangle.are familiar with π as the ratio of circumference to diameter of a circle. Reading Royalty: Analyzing Running Records - MSV Made Easy with a Freebie! Since mid-year benchmark testing is here, I thought it would be helpful to talk about getting the most information out of those running records as possible. Analyzing errors and self-corrections in running records can give you SO much information. This information can help you to determine what your students are using to decode words and what they need to work on. Take a running record of a student reading a passage or short text aloud.
edutopia Countdown to Your First Year: Making Planning Manageable: Need help figuring out where to start when planning for your first year of teaching? Discover answers to general questions, and find a few go-to resources. (Teaching Channel, 2014) Backwards Planning Takes Thinking Ahead: Review five steps to backwards-plan your lessons—it’s like preparing for a vacation. (Edutopia, 2012) Understanding by Design Overview: Bookmark this step-by-step overview of the book Understanding by Design to better understand this approach to designing courses. (Vanderbilt University) 3 Ways to Plan for Diverse Learners: What Teachers Do: Focus on content, process, and product during lesson planning to give students opportunities to grow and shine as individuals.
Emma — EMMAths: Learning and Teaching Emma works in an FE/HE College in Northern Lincolnshire where she teaches maths and PGCE students. Previously, she worked in an Inner London Secondary, was Head of Maths at an 11-16 school in Grimsby and coordinated GCSE and Functional Skills maths at a sixth form college. Emma is a “credible specialist” for Pearson/Edexcel, specialising in Post-16 mathematics, delivering CPD across the country (and the world!). Oracy in the Classroom: Strategies for Effective Talk "What makes me enjoy talking the most," explains Milo, a Year 3 student, "is that everybody’s listened to you, and you’re part of the world, and you feel respected and important." Oracy -- the ability to speak well -- is a core pedagogy at School 21, a London-based public school. "Speaking is a huge priority," stresses Amy Gaunt, a Year 3 teacher. "It's one of the biggest indicators of success later in life. It's important in terms of their employability as they get older.
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: 5 Maths Gems #112 Welcome to my 112th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. Out of This World Literacy : 9 Essential Questions When Planning For Guided Reading I've been asked so many times how to plan for guided reading. Teachers ask me: 1. 1st Grade Lesson Plans First grade is a very exciting year filled with curiosity and new learning opportunities. Below you will find various lesson plans to help guide your instruction. The lessons cover multiple subject areas and objectives. Our first grade lesson plan section will continuously grow as more teachers from our Teacher.org community submit their lesson plans.