Eureka Math

SOLVING WORD PROBLEMS USING TAPE DIAGRAMS (PART 1)

AHA! MOMENT

In my 10 years as a 7th and 8th-grade teacher, I never once saw a tape diagram. I was hesitant to use this model, but as I began to...

By: Debby Grawn

USING CONTEXT TO UNDERSTAND THE RATIONAL NUMBER SYSTEM

STRATEGY

The introduction of the rational numbers in Grade 6 requires that we broaden our outlook on the number line when making comparisons of...

By: Beau Bailey and Erika Silva

¡EUREKA!

As the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment at Port Chester Public Schools for the past five years, it has been my role to provide...

By: GUEST AUTHOR — CARLOS SANCHEZ FROM PORT CHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS (NY)

THE PRODUCTIVE STRUGGLE

AHA! MOMENT

The CCSS have been in existence for nearly 5 years. This time of transition has not been easy and it has challenged our way of...

By: Mary Jones

SO YOU’RE SAYING WE SHOULD TEACH CONGRUENCE AND SIMILARITY BEFORE TEACHING SLOPE?

FROM THE FIELD — NCTM 2015

This was a question was posed at the end of my session, “Learning Slope via Rate not Rote,” at this year’s NCTM. I wasn...

By: Stefanie Hassan

TEACHERS ARE LIFELONG STUDENTS

AHA! MOMENT

My favorite part of being on the Eureka Math team is our culture of continuous learning. The team readily considers and discusses...

By: Kate McGill Austin

THE ANATOMY OF A EUREKA MATH LESSON

FAQ RESPONSE

Not all Eureka Math lessons are formatted in the same way, but lessons in the same grade-band all follow a similar structure. Lessons...

By: Pam Goodner

FRACTIONAL DIVISION INTERPRETATION: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN “PARTITIVE” AND “MEASUREMENT”?

FAQ RESPONSE

Recently during a national mathematics conference, I posed the question, “How many of us understand the difference between partitive...

By: Erika Silva

HOW ARE WE STUDYING TRANSFORMATIONS DIFFERENTLY?

If figures are what we study in mathematics, then transformations are how we relate them. Transformations are significant to the Eureka Math...

By: Pia Mohsen