May 16, 2019 | New Features, Best Practices

Choose the best answer to the following question: On a Wednesday afternoon, a math teacher asks his class of 6th graders, “Who wants to play a game?” What is the most likely response from the class of students? A few students raise their hands while the rest of the...
May 13, 2019 | New Features, Best Practices

Can you correctly complete the following sentence? ____ sentences have ____ that students need to fill in with the correct _____. Correct answer: Cloze sentences have blanks that students need to fill in with the correct answers. Cloze activities can be applied to a...
May 1, 2019 | Best Practices

Math has been the bane of my educational career, starting from kindergarten (“Count what?”) to when I was studying to get my teaching credential and had to take an Educational Foundations of Math class (“There’s a difference between concept and skill?!”). Teaching...
May 1, 2019 | New Features

Fractions can be the most frustrating concept to teach! I struggled with making sure my students understood that in order to do anything with fractions (compare, add, subtract, etc), the fractions themselves had to have equal-sized parts. Can’t compare fractions with...