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Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in mathematics.
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Make math meaningful by using numeracy to frame the economic, public policy, and global issues that your students are likely to face as adults.

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Monica Burns presents a wealth of iPad apps to transform daily math lessons for elementary students.

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Jose Vilson challenges the frequently taught method for factoring polynomials with an example that demonstrates why he's such a highly regarded middle school math teacher.

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