### Super simple critical thinking strategy - Southern Fried Teachin'

Looking for a SUPER simple way to integrate critical thinking into your everyday teaching? This strategy works for ANY subject, ANY grade, and ANY topic. Teachers, you cannot miss this easy to implement teaching strategy!

### Young Mathematicians Show Their Work - Math Coach's Corner

I’ve been taking my traveling problem solving road show to Kinder and 1st grade classes this week and having a blast! I love seeing the enthusiasm of these littlest mathematicians. Now I know I have highlighted some amazing anchor charts by “artists” in my school on my blog, so let me warn you–I am NOT […]

### 5 Tips – How to Teach Students to Solve Word Problems

How do you teach students to truly understand word problems? By helping them to understand the relationship of the numbers and the context of the problem. Some great strategies for teaching word problems.

### Getting to the Heart of a Word Problem - Math Coach's Corner

Getting to the Heart of a Word Problem - Math Coach's Corner -just the answer, just the facts, just the equation

### Random Goodness and a freebie with Sunday Smorgasbord!

library, cardboard, arcade, apps, math, writing,

### The Evolution of My "Post It! PROVE It!" Idea

First of all it is so nice to have time to sit down and write a blog post.... :o) Time has been my enemy lately... Wow.... I can't believe the 1st Semester is already over. It has been a busy year so far. Not only have I been super busy updating and tweaking our 8th Grade Common Core Math Curriculum, creating unique and engaging 1:1 lessons, I have also taken on a few other responsibilities. I have become a member of the Instructional Leadership Corps which is a team of California teachers…

### The Evolution of My "Post It! PROVE It!" Idea

First of all it is so nice to have time to sit down and write a blog post.... :o) Time has been my enemy lately... Wow.... I can't believe the 1st Semester is already over. It has been a busy year so far. Not only have I been super busy updating and tweaking our 8th Grade Common Core Math Curriculum, creating unique and engaging 1:1 lessons, I have also taken on a few other responsibilities. I have become a member of the Instructional Leadership Corps which is a team of California teachers…

### Modeling Addition Structures - Math Coach's Corner

Modeling Addition Structures - Math Coach's Corner

### Marjorie & Kristi on Twitter

“Math process charts”

### Contact Support

I love word problems. I really do. They make math meaningful – put it into the context of real-world situations. But working on two-step word problems the week before winter break with my super-low math group? Lawwwwwd have mercy. Painful. For them and for me. It became clear several days ago that we were going to …

Math makes mess - model equation solve sentence

### Teaching Students to be Problem Solving Ninjas | Tales from Outside the Classroom

Problem solving strategy posters for word problems with a ninja theme to help students attack the story problem.

### Math Anchor Charts - Teaching With Simplicity

Area & Perimeter Properties of Addition Fraction Anchor Charts

### Doubles Books!

Writing math problems - choose topic and things that can happen yo get more or less

### December FUN-Filled Learning with NO PREP!

Decorating the Christmas tree WORD PROBLEMS! So simple and really makes simple word problems become more concrete!