The Value of Think Time


As teachers we are pressed for time. We have what seems like a week’s worth of material in front of us and only an hour to teach it....

Comparison of Fractions — Beyond Common Denominators


Given two fractions, how do we compare them? As a young student, the way I learned to compare fractions was to use the strategy of...

The Progression Of Grade 4 Modules


The Statistical Project: Student-directed Discovery

Young children are passionate and excited as they discover and explore their world. Look at the child pictured below. A snack became an exciting...

The Progression of Grade 7 Modules

This blog examines the Grade 7 Modules in A Story of Ratios. Consider the following as an example of the intentional trajectory of the Grade 7...

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