How far is the moon?

Imagine staring up at the moon on a spring evening and wondering, “how far away is the moon?” What would you do to figure out how far away it is?...

Solving Word Problems Using Tape Diagrams (Part 1)

In my 10 years as a 7th and 8th-grade teacher, I never once saw a tape diagram. I was hesitant to use this model, but as I began to really study...

The Productive Struggle

The CCSS have been in existence for nearly 5 years. This time of transition has not been easy and it has challenged our way of thinking about...

The Anatomy of a Eureka Math Lesson

Not all Eureka Math lessons are formatted in the same way, but lessons in the same grade-band all follow a similar structure. Lessons in A...

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