There are so many things to think about with IEPs, but one that we often don’t give much thought about is mastery criteria. We tend to slap on 80% of 4/5 on the end of the goal and don’t think much about it. However, as I’ve learned over the years, the mastery level can be ... Read More about Making Decisions About Criteria in IEPs
Lattice multiplication is a fun alternative to long multiplication. Please note that before using a strategy like this, students should have used other, more mental math based, strategies such as partial products to really understand the multiplication process. Once students have an excellent grasp of what the numbers mean, this can be a fun way to teach long multiplication.