# Teaching Strategies for Math

** Learning List, **a K-12 instructional materials evaluation service, recently released independent alignment reports and an editorial review of ** Bridges in Mathematics** second edition. Each grade level K-5 was found to address 100% of the Common Core State Standards.

The array model, used throughout Bridges, is the subject of “Arrays, Multiplication and Division” by Jennie Pennant from nrich.maths.org. The piece outlines how the array model supports development of a sense of multiplicative relationships and describes how to move students from building multiplication facts and tables to exploring division as the inverse operation of multiplication.

Dan Meyer, former high school math teacher presented a TEDtalk titled “Math class needs a makeover.” In this witty examination of a typical high school math lesson, Meyer outlines his teaching techniques which are anything but typical.

Art is an essential element of our human experience, offering aesthetic pleasure as well as a method for expressing and contemplating meaning.

The Number Frames App is now available for download! Here's a quick overview of how the app works.

**Number Corner** is a skill-building program that revolves around the classroom calendar. The program features short daily workouts that introduce, reinforce, and extend skills and concepts related to the critical areas of study at each grade level.

The Math Learning Center will be attending the **2014 Annual Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Conference.**

As teachers, we are continually challenged to find multiple ways to reach all students when teaching mathematics. Guided math can help you develop practical techniques, instructional strategies and routines that allow you to work with your students in small groups at their level of understanding and need.