# Blog

Read articles related to making math contextual, visual and concrete from K-12

## Complete Guide to Make Math Moments From A Distance

The Complete Guide to Make Math Moments From A Distance. Online Remote Learning Guide to help math teachers spark curiosity and fuel sense making.

## The Make Math Moments 3-Part Framework Guidebook

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## How to Start the School Year Off Right

Starting off the school year right should be top of mind whenever we are ready to welcome a new group of students to our class. Grab these Tips For The First Days Of Math Class!

## Sometimes Visual Is Not Enough

As much as I’m an advocate for visualization because “Math IS Visual”, it can be easy for us to move too quickly from concrete to the iconic stage.

## The Making Math Moments That Matter Podcast Is LIVE!

Get Math PD for your EARBUDS! After years of putting it off, we have finally launched the Making Math Moments That Matter Podcast on iTunes & More!

## 2018 Winter Holiday Math Moments Giveaway!

It's time for the WINTER HOLIDAY MATH MOMENTS GIVEAWAY! This holiday season, Jon Orr and I want to give back to dedicated math educators like YOU! We've been so impressed with the dedication math teachers across the world have been showing to take their...

## Why The Unit Of Measure Matters

The unit of measure is often ignored in math class with the intent of making things easier for students, but it is quite the opposite! Let’s learn why…

## Exploring Proportional Relationships Developmentally

Many educators underestimate the complexity of proportional relationships. Let’s take one task and make small modifications to it so it is low floor and high ceiling; then, let’s tackle it from a developmental continuum!

## The 3 Act Math Beginner’s Guide

Wondering how to use 3 act math tasks in your classroom? Let’s dive into Dan Meyer’s math class structure for building an effective problem solving experience for all learners!

## Make Math Moments That Matter In Your Classroom

Make Math Moments That Matter for YOUR students by learning how to Spark Curiosity, Fuel Sense Making, and Ignite Your Next Teacher Moves each and every day

## Make Room for Spatial Reasoning

The research is so strong it is no longer worth asking the question of whether Spatial Reasoning is important for math class. Make room for it EVERYDAY!

## Memorization vs. Automaticity: Back to Basics or Beyond the Basics?

We’ve all heard it before; kids don’t know their math facts! While this may be true for some, what is more important than memorizing alone is building a conceptual understanding.

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