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Research Based Methods of Teaching (CRA)

Concrete Representational Abstract (CRA) is a three step instructional approach that has been found to be highly effective in teaching math concepts.  The first step is called the concrete stage.  It is known as the “doing” stage and involves physically manipulating objects to solve a math problem.  The representational (semi-concrete) stage is the next step. […]

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7 Tips on How to Homeschool During COVID-19

When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping. – Fred Rogers   Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those who have been affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak; this tragedy has immediate and long-lasting […]

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How to Master Tests with Math-U-See

“Test” can often feel like a dirty word.  Upon hearing it, some may develop an emotional response.  Feelings of anxiety and stress can flood in, making it difficult to think of the subject matter being tested.  This isn’t exclusive to students; it can affect the parent as well. Proper preparation for a test is the […]

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