The three part lesson ~ What is Bansho?

Once you have chosen problem-solving questions that are engaging and demanding both procedurally and conceptually, it is time for your students to work in their groups.  When they have worked through a solution it is time to have the deep … Continue reading →

Three Part Lessons ~ Teaching Math through Problem Solving

Being teachers means that we are always learning new and exciting ways to build our students knowledge.  New methods and research are always available and great new developments are pushed forward.  The Three-Part Lesson is one of the new methods … Continue reading →

Teaching the Middle Grades

As all teachers, we are constantly learning and developing our knowledge.  I have recently purchased a book I would like to share with you all.  Day One and Beyond: Practical Matters for New Middle Level Teachers by Rick Wormeli   … Continue reading →

“Your Essential Teacher Binder” now on sale!

What is “Your Essential Teacher Binder”? We’ve all heard of the famous “teacher binder” that contains everything that you need to run your class and lessons successfully! It is essential to your teaching, but not everything fits into the three … Continue reading →

Gifted Myths and Stereotypes

On a previous post, I provided a list of common characteristics found in gifted students in a effort to identify students.  It is very important to know the signs but have found that there are many myths surrounding gifted students … Continue reading →