I am in need of some advice for helping my math time run a little smoother. Our district uses the Everyday Math Program. I usually spend about 15-25 minutes on instruction. Then I have students work independently in their math journals. I have a group of about 8 boys who are finished with the two pages before I can even get to my group of students who are struggling to work on their own. I have other activities for those who finish their assignments early. However, I want to check their math journals to make sure they are correct and complete. I am having a hard time helping those that are stuck while checking those that are finished. Does anyone else experience this trouble? Do you have any suggestions?
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