Grade K

February 7, 2020

Classroom Stories: Building on Strengths

Teachers are often encouraged, sometimes compelled, to pre-assess students and then focus on their weaknesses. After all, what’s teaching if not helping a child move from weakness to strength? But this story is about a different approach: recognizing and using strengths that are camouflaged by apparent weakness or hidden behind real weakness.
December 3, 2019

Mental Math

Mental Math exercises are lively, brief, highly focused, and daily. They are strategically selected to build students’ mental math skills quickly increase their capacity to hold […]