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Big Ideas Math Tips for Keeping Students Engaged at the End of the School Year

Posted Thursday May 28th, 2020

The end of the school year is almost here. Here are a few Big Ideas Math features to keep students engaged in their remote learning for the next few weeks.

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Why You Should Teach Real-life Math Applications

Posted Friday May 22nd, 2020

Teaching real-life applications provides students with meaning and context for their learning. By using real-life math applications, students can make connections between math and everyday life.  

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3 Ways to Use Big Ideas Math to Engage Students with Real-Life Applications

Posted Thursday May 21st, 2020

Students of all ages learn more effectively when they visualize math and connect it to the real world. Here are some suggestions for how to use Big Ideas Math to help make that happen in your class. 

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10 Big Ideas Math Features that Help Promote Productive Math Discussions

Posted Thursday May 14th, 2020

Big Ideas Math consultants share their favorite program features that help teachers encourage students to have productive math discussions.

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How to Create Productive Math Discussions in a Remote Learning Environment

Posted Tuesday May 12th, 2020

Promoting productive math discussions is an essential part of helping students think, question, and problem solve effectively. Here are a few tips for how to use these in your remote learning classrooms.

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Using Learning Targets and Success Criteria in Big Ideas Math

Posted Friday May 8th, 2020

Learn how to effectively use Big Ideas Math's Learning Targets and Success Criteria to empower students to take ownership of their learning.

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