Have you done Choral Counting? Many teachers are reporting trying this reasoning routine with their own students. This routine was recently highlighted by Achieve the Core in a recent blog post "Choral Counting: A Lever to Develop Fraction Understanding".

Read More"Anticipating Likely Student Responses To Challenging Mathematical Tasks" Is The First Practice Of 5 Practices For Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions By Mary Kay Stein And Peg Smith.

Read MoreWhat does it mean to "Do Math"? When students are *doing* math, what does it look like? Does it look different at different grades? For different math topics? When you're in school compared to outside of school?

The Common Core Standards for Math helps provide a vision of what it means to "Do Math." Let's look closely at the Common Core Standards for Math.

Read More**Teaching Mathematically.**

What is it? How is this different than teaching math? Teaching students? Just plain teaching?

I consider teaching mathematically to be a mindset for teachers (particularly teachers of mathematics). It is a way of viewing and engaging in instruction where **teachers are inquiring observers and problem solvers **to determine their next instructional move**.**