Find the Story Within the Problem

Find the Story Within the Problem

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Practice the Secret Spill

Practice the Secret Spill

Practice the Secret Spill Apr 30, 2012 | [Reading] Nadine Gilkison, fourth grade teacher at South Creek Elementary (Indianapolis, IN), created a great test-prep video called “The Secret Spill.” The video focuses specifically on standardized testing in...
Provide Math Reading Tips to Aid All Students

Provide Math Reading Tips to Aid All Students

Technical and math texts often pose comprehension problems even for the best readers. To help your students tackle this difficult genre, model the following strategies. Slow down! Difficult, unfamiliar, and technical texts require a different speed limit than other...
Teach Math Extended-Response Writing Skills

Teach Math Extended-Response Writing Skills

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