Butterfly Free Zone

The butterfly method (cross multiplication) is one way students may be taught to compare fractions. It's a well meaning strategy that can have damaging consequences for students.


Coaching Corner: Principles to Actions Book Study

This year Gina Picha, an instructional coach at Joe Lee Johnson Elementary, has been leading small groups of teachers at her campus through a book study of NCTM's Principles to Actions.

Processing the Process Standards

When the mathematics TEKS were revised in 2012, one of the major changes involved moving the process standards from the end of each grade level's standards all the way up to the front. Why the change? Read on to find out!

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