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The Complete Guide to Spiralling Your Math Curriculum

The Complete Guide to Spiralling Your Math Curriculum

Do your students struggle to retain their learning from math class? Are you finding yourself having to reteach because students don’t have the prior knowledge for today’s lesson? Then spiralling and interleaving is perfect for you! Take some time and explore the complete guide to spiralling math class!

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Make Math Matter With Concreteness Fading

Make Math Matter With Concreteness Fading

For years, I was spinning my wheels trying to teach students how to make sense of mathematics through abstract representations, when the key was making math concrete and visual through the concreteness fading model or concrete, representational, abstract (CRA).

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Counting With Your Eyes: Subitizing

Counting With Your Eyes: Subitizing

Have you ever looked at a group of items and just knew how many there were without actually counting? This ability to “see” how many items are in a group without counting is called subitizing. Read to learn more.

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Lower the Floor in Math Class

Lower the Floor in Math Class

Struggling to find a way to make math more accessible for all students in your classroom? In this post, we’ll give examples why using concrete manipulatives and visual representations is a great place to start!

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Knowledgehook Math PLC Planning Tool

Knowledgehook Math PLC Planning Tool

Are you a school administrator or math leader looking for tools to support planning your professional learning in mathematics with your colleagues? Check out Knowledgehook’s new PLC Planning Tool!

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Year In Review: 2017

Year In Review: 2017

Year in Review 2017: Looking Back and Planning Forward. This past year has been exciting with over 675,000 pageviews! Let’s look at the top content accessed

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Why I Ask Students to Notice and Wonder

Why I Ask Students to Notice and Wonder

Recently, Jon Orr and I received some descriptive feedback from James Francis from Knowledgehook after watching us co-present a workshop titled “Making Math Moments That Matter” at the GECDSB Math Symposium. After sharing some of the pieces he really enjoyed, he also...

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The Progression of Division

The Progression of Division

Learn the Progression of Division where we will explore fair sharing, arrays, area models, flexible division, the long division algorithm and algebra.

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#Canada150Math Challenge

#Canada150Math Challenge

With the recent raising of The Great Canadian Flag in Windsor, Ontario, the GECDSB is looking to celebrate Canada’s Birthday through math! Are YOU in?

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