I have the pleasure of linking up with several wonderful math bloggers for a month long holiday hop. We are excited about this collaboration because each day you can access a different blogger with great holiday tips and a special gift. Be sure to tune in everyday to read each blog post. By ...

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## Standards for Mathematics Practice Posters

When the Common Core Math standards were created so were the Standards of Mathematics Practice. Many of us are aware that the Standards of Math Practice (otherwise known as the SMP's) were developed as a set of behaviors and habits of mind to support great math thinking in our students. ...

## Got Tasks? Part 3 of 3

This is part 3 of the three part Got Tasks Series. How do you know when something is a good math task? Posing well developed math tasks to your students involves: ensuring that the task is directed to the essential math content and is aligned to the standards the task revolves around ...

## Math Vocabulary Link Up

Today I have the pleasure of linking up with Sarah and Courtney of Adventures in Guided Math for the Wednesday Linky. This week we are sharing ideas on how math vocabulary is taught or reinforced in our schools. Research states that teaching essential vocabulary terms is critical to ...

## Great Math Questions

Within the last couple of weeks, I have been participating in a book study hosted by Donna of Math Coach's Corner. We have been reading and discussing Teaching Numeracy 9 Critical Habits to Ignite Mathematical Thinking by Margie Pearse & K. M. Walton. The book is a really great one in that it ...

## FREE Back to School Tips & Tricks

The return back to school is right around the corner. Mandy from Mandys Tips 4 Teachers decided to host a Back to School blog hop. In celebration of this blog hop I will be providing 2 back to school tips and 1 FREE math activity for Back to School. Spare Pencil Cup- All of us have students ...