Notice Wonder Meets Numberless Word Problem

Saturday, November 21, 2015 / 16 comments
First, let me tell you how much I love Twitter for the #MTBoS.  This connection has allowed me to collaborate with the great, Kristin Gray, all the way in Delaware from California!  That in itself is pretty awesome!

Kristin Gray (A.K.A. @mathminds) recently tweeted that she was going to begin working on planning a first grade lesson and posted a blog a few days ago about 1st Grade Story Problems.

After all of the discussion about the lesson that she was going to do (and a little peer pressure) I decided to scrap my lesson on time for the day and give the lesson a shot.  It was the last day of school before Thanksgiving break anyway. ;)  (I told my student teacher that this was a "Do as I say, not as I do" situation.)

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Thursday, November 12, 2015 / 13 comments

Common core standards have brought with it many new expectations for teachers and students.  Most of the new expectations aren't due to the content standards themselves, but the standards of mathematical practice.

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