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Back to School—The Role of the Teacher
in the 21st Century
The start of a new school year is full of possibilities and new opportunities for success. No one is more cognizant of this than a classroom teacher. This issue of the Math Solutions Online Newsletter
is focused on providing you information and free resources to support you in your complex role. In this issue, read about mathematical teaching challenges in our feature article, Ten Kinds of Wonderful,
written by Cathy L. Seeley; watch a short video clip;
and download free resources.
We are also very excited to announce Math Solutions 2Go
, our new online store that features downloadable resources. Now you can obtain lessons, activities, and more, with just a click of a mouse.
This newsletter also includes free lessons, including Shape Sorting: Looking for Green
(grades preK–K, with video component), Addition Table Trail
(grades 3–5), and Pulse Rates
We hope the ideas in this issue will help you make a difference in your classroom, school, or district. Let us know what you would like to see in our next newsletter, and your name will be entered to win a Math Solutions Manipulative DVD.
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Ten Kinds of Wonderful
ROLES FOR TEACHERS IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Cathy L. Seeley from Faster Isn't Smarter:
Messages About Math, Teaching, and Learning
in the 21st Century
Teachers face real challenges in implementing the numerous recommendations for teaching mathematics today, including the standards documents produced by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). Many teachers recognize the possibilities for engaging students within a new vision of rigorous and relevant mathematics; at the same time they are bogged down by the overwhelming expectations for creating classrooms that model such a vision.
» Read the full article
Lessons from the Classroom
This issue features classroom-tested lessons from Math Solutions in a ready-to-teach format that you can use immediately with your students.
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As usual, Math Solutions staff will be at events all over the country, talking to you, learning more about your challenges and successes, and offering our insight, expertise, products, and support. And we'll also have some great giveaways
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Have you attended a Math Solutions professional development course? Are you a fan of our award-winning publications? It's possible you've had an 'aha moment' and we want to hear about it!
Maybe you've shared some great insight from one of our books with a colleague. Maybe you've incorporated some best practices into your teaching. Post your 'aha moment' on our Facebook page
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