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Math Practice Myths

Jan 21, 2020 jjamison
Math Practice Myths

For many of us, the term “math practice” conjures childhood memories of solving pages of equations, racing to finish math drills in which the same algorithm is used over and over again, and blindly applying tricks and shortcuts to solve problems. However, research now suggests that effective math practice must include more than just memorizing facts and procedures. Here are the top five math practice…

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Free Webinar - How to Foster Learning and Effective Teaching in 2020 Through Online Resources

Jan 21, 2020 jjamison
Free Webinar - How to Foster Learning and Effective Teaching in 2020 Through Online Resources

    How to Foster Learning and Effective Teaching in 2020 Through Online Resources     What are the benefits of using online resources in the classroom? In this webinar, we explore this big question and stimulate new thinking about what is really needed to support learning in 2020 and beyond.   Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, 2 to 3 p.m. ET       Can't…

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Empowered Teachers Empower Students

Jan 21, 2020 jjamison
Empowered Teachers Empower Students

  Yesterday, I had the pleasure of delivering a keynote to two different districts in North Dakota. It was next-level cold outside but the teachers were incredibly warm and friendly. As I chatted with people, I heard some of the unsung stories of innovation happening within their classrooms. It was a powerful remind of that teachers are the heart of innovation. Teachers are the Heart of Innovation I…

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