## Employee Cafeteria Essential Questions

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How can I recognize what strategy to use for a specific problem? How can I test or appraise our predictions? How can I determine if a prediction is valid? You can use these Employee Cafeteri...

## Primary Krypto Essential Questions

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How are the four basic operations related to one another? How do I take apart and recombine numbers in a variety of ways for finding sums and differences? What strategies do I use to co...

## Jelly Bean Game Differentiation Strategies

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There are three sections of the Jelly Bean game: counting, number sense, and math facts. Within each section of the game, there are three levels: Counting: Level 1: Type in the number of jelly beans...

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 1-5, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online interactive game) to practice combining numbers to create target amounts. Students will ...

## A Tangled Web – Essential Questions

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How can you recognize what strategy to use for a specific problem? How are objects represented and compared using geometric attributes? How does use of real life tools like protractors and leve...

## Martin Esterman: Games, Math Fluency and Award Winning Ways

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Martin Esterman, the National STEM Video Game Challenge winner, joins us for a webinar on math fluency and the Common Core State Standards for Math practice. Martin tells us why he’s decided to use ...

## Refraction Math Game Essential Questions

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How can fractions be expressed, ordered, and compared? How is adding and subtracting fractions different and similar from working with whole numbers? How can models help us to predict t...

## Square Off: Common Misconceptions

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Students often make the mistake of thinking that area and perimeter change proportionally, but that isn’t always the case. For instance, a 3 × 3 square has an area of 9 square units and a perimeter...

## Fractions on a Number Line Lesson Ideas: The Pearl Diver Game

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In these number line lesson ideas which are adaptable for grades 3-8, students play an online math game to practice identifying, comparing, and ordering fractions on a number line....

## Math Facts and Number Sense Lesson Plan: The Jelly Bean Game

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In this number sense lesson plan which is adaptable for grades K-4, students will use jelly beans in an online game and real jellybeans as math manipulatives to practice number sense concepts, such as...