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Reading and Writing in Math Class - Creating a magazine gives students a chance to learn about real-world applications of math.article on how reading and writing in math class can help students learn about real-world applications of mathematics
HS Handout for 15 Rules that Expire in Secondary Classrooms Handout 
Circumventing HS Rules that Expire 
MS Handout for Twelve Rules that Expire for Middle Grades 
12 Math Rules that Expire in the Middle Grades 
Elem Handout for 13 Rules that Expire 
Never Say Anything a Kid Can SayGreat article by NCTM The article enriches us to the possibility of applying slight gradual modifications to our teaching methods and how we could find ways to utilize that information in the search for more effective teaching methods to encourage student
How to improve student educational outcomes: New insights from data analyticsStudent mindsets, such as motivation and self-belief, have greater impact on student performance than any other factor—and double the effect of socioeconomic background. The students with the best outcomes receive teacher-directed instruction in most or a
We’re Trying To Do “The Wrong Thing Right” in SchoolsAs we continue focusing on Student Success and the processes/practices that support that vision, this article hits the nail on the head!
Smart RTI: A Next-Generation Approach to Multilevel PreventionIn this article, we describe Smart RTI, which we define as making efficient use of school resources while maximizing students' opportunities for success. In light offindings from recent research, we discuss three important fea­ tures of Smart RTI·
Rethinking Response to Intervention at Middle and High School 
13 Rules the ExpireOvergeneralizing commonly accepted strategies, using imprecise vocabulary, and relying on tips and tricks that do not promote conceptual mathematical understanding can lead to misunderstanding later in students’ math careers.
Supplementary Learning Strategies to Support Student Success in Algebra IThis research brief is one of five that summarize the literature in different topic areas related to helping struggling students in Grades 6–9 succeed in algebra.
Instructional Practices to Support Student Success in Algebra IThis research brief is one of five that summarize the literature in different topic areas related to helping struggling students in Grades 6–9 succeed in algebra.
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