The Stenhouse Blog

Meaningful Math Games for Middle Schoolers (Math Monday)

Posted by admin on May 16, 2022 9:00:19 AM

Highlighting Ideas from Well Played: Building Mathematical Thinking Through Number Games and Puzzles, Grades 6-8 by Linda Dacey, Karen Gartland & Jayne Bamford Lynch

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

What Does Teacher Appreciation Look Like?

Posted by admin on May 2, 2022 2:06:26 PM

In this episode of Teacher's Corner, Stenhouse authors Paula Bourque, Matthew Kay, and Terry Thompson discuss the myth of the perfect teacher, what we get wrong—and right—about teacher appreciation, and how we can show appreciation year round.

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Three Favorite Math Games to Play with Students Tomorrow (Math Monday)

Posted by admin on Apr 25, 2022 8:30:00 AM

Highlighting Ideas from Well Played: Building Mathematical Thinking Through Number Games and Puzzles, Grades 3-5 by Linda Dacey, Karen Gartland, & Jayne Bamford Lynch

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

Breaking Free: Reimagining the Constraints of Classroom Spaces (Something to Talk About)

Posted by admin on Apr 21, 2022 8:30:00 AM

In this month’s Something to Talk About blog post, Haeny Yoon writes about finding freedom in classroom spaces and reimagining what it truly means to think outside of the box in school.

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Topics: Something to Talk About

Cultivating a Climate of Wellness in the Classroom (One Thing You Might Try . . .)

Posted by admin on Apr 14, 2022 8:30:00 AM

In this One Thing You Might Try . . . blog post, Alexis Shepard writes about the practice of using wellness checks as a social emotional learning tool.

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Topics: One Thing You Might Try

3 (Free!) Math Games and Puzzles for Addition and Subtraction (Grades K-2) (Math Monday)

Posted by admin on Apr 11, 2022 8:30:00 AM

Highlighting Ideas from Well Played: Building Mathematical Thinking Through Number Games and Puzzles, Grades K-2 by Linda Dacey, Karen Gartland, & Jayne Bamford Lynch

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

Teaching for Racial Equity: Becoming Interrupters

Posted by admin on Apr 6, 2022 10:23:46 AM
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Wordle for Word Study—Kids Love it Too (One Thing You Might Try . . .)

Posted by admin on Mar 31, 2022 8:30:00 AM

In this One Thing You Might Try . . . blog post, kindergarten teacher and co-author of Intentional From the Start, Carolyn Helmers, shares how she’s using Wordle as an engaging and meaningful phonics experience for her students.

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Topics: One Thing You Might Try

How to Lead a Compare and Connect Math Discussion (Math Monday)

Posted by admin on Mar 28, 2022 8:15:00 AM

Highlighting Ideas from Intentional Talk: How To Structure and Lead Productive Mathematical Discussions by Elham Kazemi and Allison Hintz

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Topics: Math, #StenhouseMath

When Talking is Writing: Honoring Children's Brilliance through Oral Storytelling in Writing (Something to Talk About)

Posted by admin on Mar 24, 2022 8:00:00 AM

In this month’s Something to Talk About blog post, literacy educator, Grace Choi, shares how oral storytelling and short video recordings can be powerful tools for composing and revising in the writing classroom.

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Topics: Something to Talk About