Bridges Blog Archive for March 2015

Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities: 7+ Instructional Practices

In the world of education, math intervention has often taken a backseat, with attention focusing on literacy. As new research points to specific instructional practices that make a difference for children who struggle with math, teaching can change to accommodate their needs.


Gotta Get the Geoboards

“Please get out the geoboards!” begged two of my first graders shortly after I introduced the April Calendar Grid markers (from Supplement C8).


Math App Updates

The Math Learning Center is making updates to all of our free math apps. We’ve listened to your feedback, and we think you’re going to love the new features.

So far, we’ve updated 3 of our 6 apps. Geoboard, Number Rack, and Number Pieces are all ready to download in the Ipad version. Web version updates will follow by April 1. Here’s a list of the new features:

 

 

Geoboard

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The Four Cs, Digital Learning & Bridges

The "Four Cs"—critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication—are widely recognized as the hallmark of 21st century learning.


Where is the Real World?

Listen to educators long enough, and chances are you’ll hear them talk about teaching kids to work and live in the real world: “It’s important for students to know how to multiply fractions, so they can use it in real world applications.”

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