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If you've been paying attention to the assessments that are following the Common Core State Standards, then you know that we need to raise rigor in our classrooms when it comes to problem solving. These problems will help prepare students for
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Students get to step into the shoes of a designer in this open ended performance task. After years of begging student's parents are finally letting them design and remodel their bedroom. What is in the problem? There are 6 in-depth problems
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Everyone loves to mini golf! In this math project students design mini golf course holes on paper, buy supplies, and build their design as a model. It is an engaging math project that became a student favorite. This math project has been used for
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This resource is here to help students engage in math talk, practice for the SBAC, PARCC or other standardized tests, and to work through the Standards for Mathematical Practice. In this activity, students decide for themselves whether six
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Open ended problems encourage students to think outside the box, find multiple answers, and to challenge themselves. I've used these prompts for years to promote math talk in the classroom, and finally put them all together into a large document,
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My first set of open ended problems became an overnight best seller. I was asked by many buyers to create more, and they are finally here. I think these are just amazingly fun to create, and the students love to solve them. These problems will help
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This is an exciting STEM project that spans several days (depending how you'd like to structure it, you could fit it in for two full school days up to a week). This unit is cross curricular, with structured lesson and learning targets in Reading,
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3rd, 4th, 5th
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This resource is here to help students engage in math talk, practice for the SBAC, PARCC or other standardized tests, and to work through the Standards for Mathematical Practice. In this activity, students decide for themselves whether six
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Go beyond coloring sheets and cleaning up the playground for Earth Day. Go deeper with students by studying important environmental issues. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an environmental problem in the Pacific Ocean. Discovered in 1997, it is
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This is a chance for students to plan their dream party! Using the attached budget sheet, flyers from the grocery store and a little cash upfront from you (or from your students), students create the best party that they can with the limitations
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3rd, 4th, 5th
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An architect firm would like to hire your students! In this math project students design a one room space of their choice to learn how to calculate area to estimate flooring needs. They are paid for their designs and can be hired on for more!
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Tired of using worksheets to teach map skills? I used worksheets for years but something didn't feel right. I knew my students weren't learning map skills deeply when I was teaching this way. That was when the Hands on Map Skills project was
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This resource is here to help students engage in math talk, practice for the SBAC, PARCC or other standardized tests, and to work through the Standards for Mathematical Practice. In this activity, students decide for themselves whether six
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In this resource, the Standards for Mathematical Practice are broken down so that elementary students can understand and use them. This guide will walk you through all of the standards, including how to create a classroom community of problem
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This resource is here to help students engage in math talk, practice for the SBAC, PARCC or other standardized tests, and to work through the Standards for Mathematical Practice. In this activity, students decide for themselves whether six
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Open ended problems (or performance tasks) are a great way to get students to think deeply, and to use the Standards for Mathematical Practice. You can purchase all three separate, or save by purchasing all three together. Open Ended Word Problems
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What do you do when you hit a road block or a problem? You call a friend, talk to someone near you to get help or look it up. This makes us better learners, and it allows us to gain new knowledge and strategies. Students can become better problem
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Incorporate problem solving into your math block with 90 practice word problems that are based on CGI (Cognitively Guided Instruction) problem types. These multiplication and division problem types are in the Common Core State Standards and
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This resource is here to help students engage in math talk, practice for the SBAC, PARCC or other standardized tests, and to work through the Standards for Mathematical Practice. In this activity, students decide for themselves whether six
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This seven page math project explains how to set up a fun and motivating Float Challenge for your students. The Float Challenge is designed to help students understand what a metric gram feels like. It is also a relatively inexpensive project,
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Elementary Math Coach, 8 years experience teaching 3rd and 4th grade. Striving to teach deep conceptual understanding through real world math projects, math talk, and rigorous problem solving.

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Problem/Project Based Learning, Inquiry Learning, Hands on Activities. I use Jane Pollock's GANAG format for many of my products. Her method is research based and gets results! My math lessons heavily focus on the Standards for Mathematical Practice.

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Bachelor's Degree in Pyschology/Human Development Teaching License Grade 1-8 Master's Degree in Educational Technology

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