August 13, 2019

#11901 Math Fluency

What is “fluency” in mathematics? (Spoiler Alert: It’s not how fast you can compute simple math facts.) And how do you help your math students become […]
August 14, 2019

#11902 Increasing Rigor in Math Class

Many teachers assume that rigor in mathematics class means “really hard problems” or “story problems at the end of a lesson.”  Increasing rigor in math lessons, […]
August 16, 2019

#11908 True Vertical Alignmet: Going Beyond the Standards

Curriculum alignment is much more than simply identifying priority standards and outlining a scope and sequence. When curriculum alignment is done correctly, the work is never […]
March 16, 2020

#12025 Using the Illinois Item Digital Library to Increase Rigor in Your Classroom

The Illinois Learning Standards are more rigorous than standards of the past.  In order for students to meet the standards, classroom  instruction needs to mirror the […]