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5 Key Reasons To Teach Differing Perspectives | Literacy in Focus | A Blog For Teachers

5 Key Reasons To Teach Differing Perspectives | Literacy in Focus | A Blog For Teachers

Getting students (and teachers!) hooked on teaching fractions is all about keeping students engaged in deep thinking. Check out this post with an easy trick to try to get more thinking,more math talk, and more understanding!

Learning how to navigate fractions can be tricky--and many students have only a basic understanding of how to place fractions on a number line. Check out this p

An open ended fraction problem. With this question, students can apply their understanding of fractions of groups.

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Rich learning tasks in numeracy linked to the Australian Curriculum

The purpose of this site is to support teachers with implementing rich learning tasks in their classrooms that are linked to the Australian Curriuclum Mathematics

15 open ended Maths Tasks for K to Grade 2. Problem solving activities. No prep, ready to go. ~ Rainbow Sky Creations ~

15 Open Ended Maths tasks suited to students in Kindergarten/Foundation (extension), Year 1 and Year Each question has a range of answers and students are encouraged to find more than one each time they tackle a problem.

A collection of videos, articles, books, and other resources to get you started with differentiating instruction for your students. Such a rich resources of information for our special needs learners. Go to: http://www.cultofpedagogy.com/starter-kit-differentiated-instruction/

I have combed through tons of online resources on how to differentiate instruction, and have put together this collection of the clearest, most high-quality books, articles, videos and documents for learning how to differentiate in your classroom.

My blog about using rich tasks in maths lessons

The new primary maths curriculum has been criticised for its focus on fact fluency and traditional written methods. However, of the three key aims at the beginning of the document, only one focuse…

The Teacher Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating: Fractions Day 11: Where'd You Get THAT Number Line? Open ended questions get 4th graders thinking about fractions on a number line.

The Teacher Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating: Fractions Day Where'd You Get THAT Number Line? Open ended questions get graders thinking about fractions on a number line.

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An open ended place value task. The students' range of answers give the teacher an insight into their understanding of this tricky concept.

Do you need to get your kids solving problems and explaining their thinking without looking for that one right answer? Try this set of Geometry math journals! Students work on these journal prompts independently, with a partner, or small groups. A majority of the prompts focus on open ended problem solving, so students will have multiple different answers. After solving the problem and showing their ideas, students learn the importance of being able to explain and justify their thinking.

Do you need to get your kids solving problems and explaining their thinking without looking for that one right answer? Try this set of Geometry math journals! Students work on these journal prompts independently, with a partner, or small groups. A majorit

These fun open-ended addition and subtraction task cards help students develop flexible problem solving skills.

Open ended problems have multiple solutions. Open ended problems also help students to develop deep understandings of concepts. You can use open ended math problems with all students.