Q&A: The Order of the Units

Q&A: The Order of the Units

Question: Can the Investigations units be taught in a different order than suggested? Answer: The first edition of Investigations was written as a “replacement unit” model where individual units within a grade were somewhat less dependent on previous units, and...
Reflections on NCSM, Part 2

Reflections on NCSM, Part 2

Eight of our staff traveled to DC to attend the NCSM conference at the end of April. Below are four staff members’ reflections on a Session that stood out to them. (Also see Part 1.) Karen: “Teachers First. Everything Else Follows.” by Tracy Zager In this session,...
Reflections on NCSM, Part 1

Reflections on NCSM, Part 1

Eight of our staff traveled to DC to attend the NCSM conference at the end of April. Below are four staff members’ reflections on a Session that stood out to them. Four more to follow next week. Keith: “Transforming Teaching and Learning Through Number Talks” by Ruth...