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Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in mathematics.
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Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson illustrates how, when engaging students in a transdisciplinary project, they should be prepared to use familiar skills in unfamiliar contexts.

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Building Math Positivity

Neurologist and teacher Judy Willis offers these brain-based tips for helping kids master math.

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Anatomy of a Project: "Soil Superheroes"

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