Common Sense and the Common Core: Adding Integers

Adding Integers Grade 7, Math CCSS:  Math.7.NS.A.1c Adding integers is tricky and students need support!  The concept of numbers having additive inverses on a side of the number line that for years didn’t exist in their schema, can be very hard for students to grasp when they first see this concept in late elementary school. […]

Stories in Math Class?

   This blog entry was written by Wil Reimer, Professional Development Instructor for FPU Anyone who has ever sat through a lecture knows that it’s often easy to let one’s concentration drift. Soon we’re replaying last night’s football game or dreaming about tomorrow’s concert. Some of us have a hard time keeping our eyes open; […]