Building Number Sense Through the Common Core

The “math” is on the wall: unless our youngest mathematicians have a solid understanding of number sense, they have little hope of mastering the higher math that lies ahead. This essential resource helps you identify where K-3 students are likely to struggle, and then intervene with smart, targeted instruction. The authors provide: Teaching strategies that build number sense skills, including ...

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Solve It! Teaching Mathematical Problem Solving

Help ensure that students in inclusive classrooms succeed when solving mathematical problems with Solve It! This research-based instructional approach is designed for inclusion in s standard mathematics curriculum. Using this approach, teachers help students develop the processes and strategies used by good problem solvers. Explicit instruction in mathematical problem solving is provides in lessons that teach critical cognitive and metacognitive ...

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