Math With Simone

Backward Planning for the State Test

Author: Simone Vega, M.Ed In the state of California, our yearly state testing is called the CAASPP. Before my students take the CAASPP, I want to make sure they are as prepared and confident as they can be, so I backward plan my questioning strategies. I try and mimic the

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A Beginner’s Guide to Math in Small Groups

Author: Simone Vega, M.Ed Where Do I Start? Welcome back to a series of blog-post related to math in small groups. Starting something new can sometimes be very overwhelming. I am a firm believer that the easiest way to begin ANYTHING, is to take the leap of courage and start.

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Math in Small Groups

Author: Simone Vega, M.Ed.Simone is a third grade teacher with a Master’s Degree in Math Education. She specializes in small group math instruction. You can find her over in the Markers and Minions Teacher Community Facebook group. Why math in small groups? “What are math groups? When I first started teaching, I

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