### What to Do When Your Students Still Don’t Get It

February 2, 2018

Every teacher knows the frustration of spending a sufficient amount of time teaching and reviewing a concept, only to have students still not “get” how to do the work. I […]

### Compiling the Station

September 19, 2017

At this moment in time, you have taken one math standard and broken it into all the prerequisite skills needed to accomplish this task. For example: If the standard was […]

### Differentiation via Remediation Stations – part 4 – Practice

August 29, 2017

When a coach teaches an athlete the proper form of some skill (swinging a gulf club, throwing a football, shooting a basketball, etc.), the coach first demonstrates, then (s)he has […]

### Differentiation via Remediation Stations – part 3 – the RETEACH

August 12, 2017

Have you ever tried to learn a new skill, but didn’t catch everything the first time you were taught? What did you do? I recently had to replace some pieces […]

### Differentiation via Remediation Stations – part 2 – The Outline

August 4, 2017

Mrs. Greene’s class has been working on long division, and like many classrooms around the country, almost half of the students are not getting it, and about to be left […]

### Differentiation via Remediation Stations – part 1

July 29, 2017

Solving a math problem involves correctly performing a series of operations.  Consider all the skills needed to add mixed numbers: The teacher can teach adding mixed numbers until she’s blue […]

### Epiphany from Error – the Mistake I Made that Revolutionized the Way I Teach Math

May 28, 2017

In my first year teaching intensive math to Pre-Algebra students, I was very frustrated with my students’ lack of basic skills. So I began teaching the fundamentals: times tables, […]

### How to Use Data to Drive Instruction

May 6, 2017

Data driven instruction is the new craze in education. Before that it was cooperative learning groups. Before that it was learning styles…. Remember that brief moment in time when web-quests […]

### Reaching the Unteachable – how to succeed using differentiation

April 23, 2017

How to Reach Your Lowest Student   Kwame was a level one student, meaning he was in the bottom 25% of students in the state. He was a behavioral issue […]

### Differentiation for Everyone: Reaching Them Where They Are

April 13, 2017

If everyone in the room is at a different place, how can I reach each student, where they are, and give them the time and support that they need to […]