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Oct 20, 2020

Toni Cameron and Deanna McLennan in conversation with Stenhouse’s Kassia Omohundro Wedekind about creating a supportive, curious, and playful environment for mathematics in early childhood classrooms, the importance of stepping back to listen, and (of course!) what this all looks like these days. 

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Sep 9, 2020

In Building Fact Fluency: A Toolkit for Addition and Subtraction, Graham Fletcher helps students learn their math facts by developing conceptual understanding and procedural fluency at the same time. This comprehensive, research-based toolkit provides everything a teacher needs to help students develop number sense on...


Aug 25, 2020

According to the NAEP, two thirds of American school children read below grade level proficiency.  Some cognitive psychologists and neuroscientists argue that this is because of the gap between what we know about the science of reading and how reading is taught in the classroom. 

In their recent book, Brain Words: How...


Aug 14, 2020

As we begin a new school year, Amanda Jansen and Chris Luzniak  share their experiences teaching during the pandemic, how communication with students and colleagues has changed, and the challenges and opportunities presented in moving math discussion from the classroom to Zoom sessions. 
 
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Jul 28, 2020

Kassia Omohundro Wedekind, and Christy Hermann Thompson, have spent years comparing notes on how to build effective classroom communities across the content areas. 

Their research led to the development of Hands Down Conversations, an innovative discourse structure in which all students’ ideas and voices take the lead...