Dear teacher, when you welcome an ELL newcomer into your classroom, it is not easy. On top of that you are already feeling at capacity. You have a wonderful and warm heart, but your focus might be on “How can I deal with this new student when I have no...

# Blog

## Most Recent Blog Posts

## What can I do when my students’ learning gaps in Math are TOO big?!

I hear you teachers! Pressures on the job are mounting, yet you are determined to help your students feel successful. The post covid classroom has many new challenges, not the least of which is a wider than-ever gap between where our students should be and...

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**Teaching Fractions to Struggling Students**

Are you dreading teaching fractions this year? Between the pandemic gaps, and rampant math anxiety – I get it! I feel for teachers and students alike who are intimidated to tackle fractions when other arithmetic basics are already challenging! But...

## 3 Easy Ways to Engage Students in Math(Even the Reluctant Ones)

Ok, teachers, I know you’ve seen it, our students have tired faces and glazed-over eyes, and you KNOW learning isn’t happening! You know, and research has proven, that when we find ways to ENGAGE students in our math lessons, their attention and focus increases;...

## 3 MORE ways to Build Number Sense in your Students

Building number sense is the best way to foster depth of understanding, confidence, and enjoyment of math. And who doesn’t want that?! Number Sense is… good...

## 3 Number Sense Routines Guaranteed to Develop Confidence in your Students

Why is Number Sense Important? True confessions here, I was a pretty terrible math student in High School. I remember sitting in Algebra class and the teacher reciting an enormous list of steps to solve the problem. I was trying, I mean, trying REALLY...

## Most Recent Math Blog Posts

## 4 Things Your ELL Newcomer Wishes You Knew.

Dear teacher, when you welcome an ELL newcomer into your classroom, it is not easy. On top of that you are already feeling at capacity. You have a wonderful and warm heart, but your focus might be on “How can I deal with this new student when I have no...

## What can I do when my students’ learning gaps in Math are TOO big?!

I hear you teachers! Pressures on the job are mounting, yet you are determined to help your students feel successful. The post covid classroom has many new challenges, not the least of which is a wider than-ever gap between where our students should be and...

##
**Teaching Fractions to Struggling Students**

Are you dreading teaching fractions this year? Between the pandemic gaps, and rampant math anxiety – I get it! I feel for teachers and students alike who are intimidated to tackle fractions when other arithmetic basics are already challenging! But...

## 3 Easy Ways to Engage Students in Math(Even the Reluctant Ones)

Ok, teachers, I know you’ve seen it, our students have tired faces and glazed-over eyes, and you KNOW learning isn’t happening! You know, and research has proven, that when we find ways to ENGAGE students in our math lessons, their attention and focus increases;...

## 3 MORE ways to Build Number Sense in your Students

Building number sense is the best way to foster depth of understanding, confidence, and enjoyment of math. And who doesn’t want that?! Number Sense is… good...

## 3 Number Sense Routines Guaranteed to Develop Confidence in your Students

Why is Number Sense Important? True confessions here, I was a pretty terrible math student in High School. I remember sitting in Algebra class and the teacher reciting an enormous list of steps to solve the problem. I was trying, I mean, trying REALLY...

## Most Recent ELL Blog Posts

## 4 Things Your ELL Newcomer Wishes You Knew.

Dear teacher, when you welcome an ELL newcomer into your classroom, it is not easy. On top of that you are already feeling at capacity. You have a wonderful and warm heart, but your focus might be on “How can I deal with this new student when I have no...

## What can I do when my students’ learning gaps in Math are TOO big?!

I hear you teachers! Pressures on the job are mounting, yet you are determined to help your students feel successful. The post covid classroom has many new challenges, not the least of which is a wider than-ever gap between where our students should be and...

##
**Teaching Fractions to Struggling Students**

Are you dreading teaching fractions this year? Between the pandemic gaps, and rampant math anxiety – I get it! I feel for teachers and students alike who are intimidated to tackle fractions when other arithmetic basics are already challenging! But...

## 3 Easy Ways to Engage Students in Math(Even the Reluctant Ones)

Ok, teachers, I know you’ve seen it, our students have tired faces and glazed-over eyes, and you KNOW learning isn’t happening! You know, and research has proven, that when we find ways to ENGAGE students in our math lessons, their attention and focus increases;...

## 3 MORE ways to Build Number Sense in your Students

Building number sense is the best way to foster depth of understanding, confidence, and enjoyment of math. And who doesn’t want that?! Number Sense is… good...

## 3 Number Sense Routines Guaranteed to Develop Confidence in your Students

Why is Number Sense Important? True confessions here, I was a pretty terrible math student in High School. I remember sitting in Algebra class and the teacher reciting an enormous list of steps to solve the problem. I was trying, I mean, trying REALLY...