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Student-Centered Math

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Matt Homrich-Knieling February 2, 2024

Creating a Student-Centered Math Classroom

Looking to create a Student-Centered Math Classroom? These tips and strategies will help you get started today!...
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Tuesday, February 27, 2024 | 11:30am EST

Beyond Numbers: Humanizing the Math Learning Experience

Join BetterLesson and Kiddom for an enriching discussion of the humanization of mathematics classrooms. Explore ways to cultivate a welcoming environment and bring excitement to mathematical learning. ...
Student writes math problem.
Jennifer Doyle April 22, 2022

A Coach’s Favorite Strategies for Math Retention

Explore strategies that support math retention by building connections between topics, visualizing math ideas, and developing math understanding....
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Student writes math problem.
Caitlin MacLeod-Bluver March 30, 2022

Student-Centered Math Conversations for More Engaged Learners

Create a student-centered math environment with small shifts in instruction for more powerful learning opportunities and engaged students....
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Student writes math problem.
Shakiyya Bland February 9, 2021

Teaching Math Isn’t Just About Numbers. It’s About Us.

Master Teacher Shakiyya Bland shares her journey with mathematics and how math belongs to all of us, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or ability....
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Marleigh Daly May 23, 2019

Talk it Out!: How Designing My Own Math Strategy Made a Difference for my 3rd Graders

Encourage students to work through multi-step word problems by communicating their process step by step with a partner using the "Talk it Out!" strategy...
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Kim Kellam January 15, 2019

How BetterLesson Coaching and the Open Up Resources Math Curriculum Made My Classroom More Student-Centered

Read a teacher's interview on how working with her BetterLesson Instructional Coach has supported her in implementing the Open Up Resources 6–8 Math curriculum and making her classroom more student-centered....
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Juan Lara December 12, 2018

How Coaching Helped Me Make My Math and Science Classes More Student-Centered

Find out what it's like working virtually with a BetterLesson coach over several years....
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Krystal Bankston November 13, 2018

Let’s Talk About Math: 5 Tips For Facilitating Productive Student Discourse in Math Classrooms

Explore ways to empower students to take the lead in their learning and facilitate discovery....
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