Beyond Traditional Math
Beyond Traditional Math
Beyond Traditional Math

Beyond Traditional Math

Elementary Math Coach, 8 years experience, conceptual understanding, real world math projects, formative assessments, and rigorous problem solving.

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The Wind Powered Car: Cross Curricular STEM Project (Grades 3-5)

The Wind Powered Car: Cross Curricular STEM Project (Grades 3-5) Students read and learn about alternative energy, design and build their own prototype of a wind-powered car, generate measure data, draw line plots graphs of those measurements, and write a �how-to� for building it. $

Party Planning Awesomeness Math Project: Plan and Throw a Party (Grades 3-5)

Party Planning Awesomeness Math Project. Students plan their dream party! Raise a little cash or front a little cash so that students brainstorm, research (using real ads), use a budget sheet, and create their ideal party on a poster. The class votes on the best party and then it happens for real in the classroom! $

Reasoning Puzzles (Addition/Subtraction): Activities for Math Talk (Gr. 3-4)

Increase both rigor and math talk with these fun puzzles! Students try to evaluate the truth of 6 statements relating to one puzzle (these are addition and subtraction). The room explodes with math talk, defending of thinking and reasoning. $

FREE Reasoning Puzzles Sampler: Activities for Math Talk (Gr. 2-4) Increase student to student math talk in the classroom! Try out these 5 puzzles for: addition, place value, perimeter, area and multiplication.

Reasoning Puzzles (Meaning of Multiplication):Activities for Math Talk (Gr. 2-4)

Reasoning Puzzles (Meaning of Multiplication): Increase math talk in your classroom with these fun puzzles! Students determine the truthfulness of six statements, then get together with a group to defend their thinking and critique the reasoning of others. $

The Cupcake Shop: Performance Task Multiplication Project (Grades 2-4)

The Cupcake Shop Performance Task: An in-depth look at groups and the conceptual understanding behind multiplication. $

Movie Theater Multiplication: Performance Task Math Project (Grades 2-4)

Movie Theater Multiplication: Learn the conceptual meaning behind multiplication by building, drawing and writing number sentences. $

3 Step Process to Strengthen Problem Solving in the Elementary Classroom

3 Step Process to Strengthen Problem Solving in the Elementary Classroom. Allow students to solve a problem, choose a few to model their thinking, and allow interaction with those who have shared. Use the language of the math practice standards as a guide.

Should We Ignore Them? (Tips for When Problem Solving Gets Tough)

Should We Ignore Them? (Tips for When Problem Solving Gets Tough) Help students through difficult problem solving by teaching them to persevere.