Eureka Math

K-2 ORGANIZING AND STORING EUREKA MATERIALS

The first year of teaching a new curriculum can leave the most seasoned teachers sweating in “survival mode”. The curriculum is not...

By: Shelley Petre

APPLICATION OF THE TAPE DIAGRAM — A TOOL FOR PROBLEM SOLVING

A load of bricks is twice as heavy as a load of sticks. The total weight of 4 loads of bricks and 4 loads of sticks is 771 kilograms....

By: Mary Swanson

HOW TO PROMOTE A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF PLACE VALUE

When I was a second grader, I thought place value was fairly dull.

Teacher: How many ones are in 427?

Student: 7

Teacher: How many...

By: MaryJo Wieland

I’VE GOT THE DATA, NOW WHAT DO I DO WITH IT?

Part 1: Exit Tickets — A Tool For Formative Assessment and Immediate Feedback

At a recent professional development event with Julia...

By: Colleen Sheeron, Lisa Watts-Lawton and Robin Ramos

THE VALUE OF THINK TIME

As teachers we are pressed for time. We have what seems like a week’s worth of material in front of us and only an hour to teach...

By: Jessa Woods

COMPARISON OF FRACTIONS — BEYOND COMMON DENOMINATORS

Given two fractions, how do we compare them? As a young student, the way I learned to compare fractions was to use the strategy of...

By: Mary Swanson

TOP 10 EUREKA MATH BLOGS OF 2015

GENERAL

Ring in the New Year with implementation tips and tools from our Eureka teacher-writers. Get a sense of the most popular Eureka Math...

EXAMINING STUDENT WORK FOR MEASUREMENT DIVISION

STRATEGY

Traditionally speaking, most schools in the United States teach division of fractions procedurally. Students learn the method, but never...

By: Connie Laughlin

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MATH

STRATEGY

When students ask, “When will we ever use this?,” it can be challenging to convince them that they will use math in everyday life. This is...

By: Pia Mohsen