The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) include eight “Mathematical Practices” that teachers and students are encouraged to use throughout their mathematical lives. These are different from the...

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The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) include eight “Mathematical Practices” that teachers and students are encouraged to use throughout their mathematical lives. These are different from the...

Those of us in school before the 2010s likely call it carrying the one. Those in school since then probably call it regrouping. Either way, Carrying the one is the process of taking ten units,...

Math Practice At Home: Strategically Choosing and Using Tools

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) include eight “Mathematical Practices” that teachers and students are encouraged to use throughout their mathematical lives. These are different from the...

Negative Talk and Absolutism: What Teachers Want You to Avoid, Part 2

The original source of the unmodified quote is hard to trace conclusively, but frequently winds back to the company Mathnasium, a tutoring franchise found in the US and Internationally. I recently...

Regrouping is a fundamental mathematics practice. Deep, early understanding of what's happening during regrouping will serve a student well in both math class and in daily life. But how do you...