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Big Ideas Learning’s Mathematics Teaching Practices Series: Establishing Mathematics Goals to Focus Learning

Posted Thursday Jul 30th, 2020

In this series, we will explore the eight research-based essential Mathematics Teaching Practices found in NCTM’s Principles to Actions. Today’s blog focuses on the first essential Mathematics Teaching Practices: establishing mathematics goals to focus learning.

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Making an Impact With Educational Research: A Deep Dive Into the Research Behind Big Ideas Math

Posted Monday Jul 20th, 2020

Educational research is at the core of all student learning. It is our job as educators to make sure we are using the latest research to create positive outcomes and achievement in math.

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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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