Time Frame vs. Task Frame Instruction

I often find myself thinking, there just isn’t enough time in the day. You may have thought that too. Teachers often do. There’s so much content...

Preparing for Standardized Tests

State testing plays a prominent role in the evaluation of schools, teachers, and students. If you teach at a tested grade level, you might ask...

A Different Mindset about Pacing

Time is one of our most precious resources but as a new Eureka Math® teacher, I didn’t use it wisely. I took the time to complete every task in...

Reducing Unproductive Struggle and Maintaining Rigor

Words can’t even begin to describe the frustration I felt as both a special education teacher and an instructional coach when I saw students...

New to Eureka Math? Help is at Your Fingertips

In a perfect world, every Eureka Math® teacher would get professional development to prepare for teaching Eureka Math before starting the...

Eureka Math Webinar Study: Math with Dignity

Every student is capable of greatness. Yet we also know that students come to us with various learning needs and sometimes with learning gaps. The...

Customizing Problems for All Learners

As a district math consultant supporting the implementation of Eureka Math®, part of my charge was to ensure that the curriculum was used as...

Read-Draw-Write: Making Word Problems Less Problematic

Students need a better approach to word problems than just key words.

The Struggle is Real (and Productive)

When your students struggle, your instinct may be to jump in and help them. That’s natural. You care about your students, and you don’t want to...

Unmasking Tape: Diagrams Reveal Underlying Mathematics

A tape diagram is a pictorial model students can draw to represent a mathematical relationship or to develop understanding of a math concept. Tape...

In Math Instruction, Words Are Just as Important as Numbers

When working with students, choose language that communicates a growth mindset, not a fixed mindset.

Math Discourse as Formative Assessment

We know that teachers need to be aware of students’ strengths and needs to help them learn math. But if we wait until the End-of-Module Assessment...

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