Category Archives: Best Practices for Math Teachers

Fluency Practice

Dr. Powell demonstrates a variety of ways to include fluency practice into any math classroom, a powerful tool to help students who are struggling with math.

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Multiple Representations

Dr. Powell demonstrates three different ways to represent numbers and math concepts. This is sometimes referred to as CRA (Concrete, Representational, Abstract).

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Explicit Instruction

Dr. Powell demonstrates how to use explicit instruction, a critical tool in teaching students math.

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Mathematical Language

Dr. Powell examines both the challenges of using proper mathematical language as well as strategies and examples to help teachers use precise and specific language to help students learn math.

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