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The Importance of Teaching Logic

The Importance of Teaching Logic

Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end – Leonard Nimoy Logic, can it be taught? Or is it something that is naturally instilled? Actually, it can be taught! Breathe a sigh of relief. It is one of the most important skills to teach in elementary grades because it is a foundational critical thinking […]

MATH MINDSET: FOSTERING MATHEMATICAL MINDSETS IN YOUR CLASSROOM

MATH MINDSET: FOSTERING MATHEMATICAL MINDSETS IN YOUR CLASSROOM

Are there any kiddos in your class with a fixed math mindset? Do they give up or refuse to attempt to solve a math problem if they’re afraid they will get a wrong answer? Are they reluctant to take on challenges and refuse to take a risk if they aren’t sure they’re right? Or do […]

Add Depth and Rigor to Addition and Subtraction with Pumpkin Paths

Add Depth and Rigor to Addition and Subtraction with Pumpkin Paths

Hello everyone! I’ve been on a LONG vacation from the blogging world, and I am so excited to be back!  This is my first in a series of blog posts about ways to increase the rigor of your math instruction, so be sure to check back for more ideas and FREEBIES! In fact, download a free […]