Eureka Math

RESISTING THE URGE TO RETEACH FOR MASTERY

We all want our students to get it. Not the fifth time…the first time. We want to be wowed, to marvel in their successes, to witness that deep...

By: MaryJo Wieland

KEYWORDS, FRIEND OR FOE?

AHA! MOMENT

One year, about a month before the state test was to be administered, I gave my students one sheet of word problems from the released...

By: Stefanie Hassan

A DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE: HOW EXPLORING PROBABILITY USING TWO-WAY TABLES CLARIFIES THE…

AHA! MOMENT

I must confess: I like teaching probability. I enjoy discussing concepts like fairness and expected value with students, as well as...

By: Sara Lack

WHAT ABOUT MY STUDENTS? HOW PREPARATION AND COLLABORATION CAN HELP ALL STUDENTS ACHIEVE

FROM THE FIELD

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success” — Alexander Graham Bell 

I spent most of my early teaching career...

By: Dawn Pensack

GAINING A PROFOUND UNDERSTANDING OF THE VALUE PI

STRATEGY

On the fourteenth day of the third month of each year, teachers and students all over the country celebrate what has become known as Pi...

By: Beau Bailey

EUREKA AT HOME: SUPPORTING FAMILIES FROM THE START

FAQ SPOTLIGHT

In the life of an educator, August is the Sunday of summer. Sunday is a day of preparation, not only attending to the nitty-gritty-...

By: MaryJo Wieland

THE EUREKA TEACHER’S “EXIT TICKET”: 3 STEPS TO APPLY YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH EUREKA

STRATEGY

If you’re familiar with the Eureka classroom, you know that at the end of each lesson every student is given an exit ticket to evaluate...

By: Mary Swanson

BEYOND SOH-CAH-TOA: AN EXAMPLE OF HOW HISTORY HELPS US TO UNDERSTAND TRIGONOMETRY

AHA! MOMENT

As a teacher several years ago, I recall introducing my students to trigonometric ratios using the acronym “SOH CAH TOA.” If they...

By: Sara Lack

THE NUMBER LINE: A POWERFUL AND VERSATILE MODEL

AHA! MOMENT

The number line is a powerful model that helps students develop flexibility in their thinking. Throughout the Eureka Math curriculum...

By: Dawn Pensack