Links and Information about Improving Math Instruction

I believe that students learn and retain math knowledge when teaching focuses on the conceptual understanding of a topic rather than the memorization of algorithms and rote practice. Below are some helpful resources that I have come across.

## Links and Information about Improving Math Instruction

I believe that students learn and retain math knowledge when teaching focuses on the conceptual understanding of a topic rather than the memorization of algorithms and rote practice. Below are some helpful resources that I have come across.## Presentations:

Math Class Needs a Makeover## Blogs:

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## Sites:

The Math Forum Teacher Exchange - top-notch lesson plans, catagorized by grade levelVirtual Manipulatives

NEIU 19 Math Networking Wiki