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Just like you, we’re frustrated with how easily students in math class give up when solving unfamiliar problems. We want to help our students as much as we can, just like you do. Join Kyle & Jon in this 4-part video series to learn how to build resilient problem solvers.

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Just like you, we’re frustrated with how easily students in math class give up when solving unfamiliar problems. We want to help our students as much as we can, just like you do. Join Kyle & Jon in this 4-part video series to learn how to build resilient problem solvers.

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## How To Teach The Distributive Property of Multiplication Using Context, Strategies and Models

How To Teach The Distributive Property of Multiplication Using Context, Strategies and Models in your classroom using real world problem based math lessons.

## How To Teach Algebra: 3 Models For Solving 2-Step Equations

Help your students become more flexible and fluent with solving 2-step equations by showing them how to use these three models consistently.

## How To Create Animations For Your Math Lessons

Create slick animations that will make you math lessons pop! Jon will walk through a few examples of how to use Magic Move from Apple’s Keynote to create the animations found in the Make Math Moments catalogue of problem-based lessons.

## Teach The Standards To Build Fluency and Flexibility With Number and Operations

Learn how you can build fluency and flexibility with number and operations through the exploration of all of those curriculum standards that we’re forced to teach. Classroom sneak peek.

## Balancing Practice & Problem-Based Lessons

In this video post we’ll unpack the key ideas of when to incorporate practice while teaching a problem-based lesson so you can maximize efficiency in your limited time.

## The Make Math Moments 3-Part Framework Guidebook

Get kids leaning in to learn mathematics by building conceptual understanding and fluency to ensure success for all students.

## How To Teach Exponents: Avoiding a Common Misconception When Teaching Through Problems

In this video Jon will outline his own journey of rushing to the algorithm and show an example of a recent lesson where he avoided the rush and let students think while problem solving.

## How To Build Fluency and Flexibility Multiplying Fractions With Number Talks

Learn how you can build fluency and flexibility multiplying fractions using the area model after introducing the concept through a problem based math lesson

## How To Solve Proportions Without Cross Multiplication

Avoid rushing to the algorithm when solving ratios and proportions problems by using ratio and rate reasoning strategies instead of setting up proportions and cross multiplying.

## How To Teach Algebra: Division of Polynomials

In this video we’ll show you how to connect factoring and polynomial division to existing models for division from elementary and middle school.

## How To Teach Algebra: Substitution and Solving Equations – A Virtual Classroom Sneak Peek

Algebra can be a tough concept to teach. Take a sneak peek into a virtual classroom as we emerge algebraic substitution and solving equations

## 4 Ways To Find Awesome Math Resources Online

This video is about how we make these choices and how we can make better ones.

## How To Avoid The Rush to the Algorithm With THIS Common Concept

This video is about how we make these choices and how we can make better ones.

## How To Make Better Choices In Math Class

This video is about how we make these choices and how we can make better ones.

## How to Emerge Mathematical Behaviours Through Questioning

Learn how to Emerge Mathematical Behaviours Through Questioning in your math class with these quick tips and problem based math lessons

## How to Build Number Sense and Fluency In Your Math Class

Learn how to Build Number Sense and Fact Fluency in your math class by leveraging Visual Math Talk Prompts through the free Math Is Visual website.

## How To Use Google Slides For Math Portfolios

Download our pre-made random grouping cards so you can create visible random groups in your math class every day.

## How To Teach Algebra: The Distributive Property Progression with the Area Model (CRA)

How to introduce the distributive property in your middle school or high school classrooms so that it builds on prior knowledge.