## The Three Vehicles of Conceptual Math

Students learn best with conceptual math, but the teaching can be challenging. The Three Vehicles make conceptual math accessible to students and teachers.

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# Math Education

## The Three Vehicles of Conceptual Math

## Do You Know the Five Meanings of Multiplication?

## Do Math Standards Need to Be So Complicated?

## Fun Math Warm-ups for Every Day of the Week

## Should Calculators Be Allowed in Math Class?

## How Visual Models Help Level the Playing Field for All Math Students

## Build Algebraic Reasoning with Number Sentence Proofs

## How Social Media Proved That Math is a Language

## How to Help Students Who Struggle with Word Problems

Students learn best with conceptual math, but the teaching can be challenging. The Three Vehicles make conceptual math accessible to students and teachers.

Students who learn the different meanings of multiplication develop conceptual understanding and have more success with word problems.

Wherever you stand on math standards, it’s hard to deny that they’re complicated. Here’s how to simplify your standards to better support your students.

Math warm-ups are a great way to help students enjoy math, think about math more deeply, and connect their learning to the world outside the classroom.

Calculators can improve the classroom experience or interfere with learning. So how can educators decide if calculators should be allowed in math class?

Traditional math focused on arithmetic until high school. Common Core uses visual models to introduce conceptual math earlier.

By proving and disproving number sentences, students can go beyond disconnected “math facts,” and begin seeing the connections between numbers.

Recently, a viral math meme established, once and for all, that math is a language. And a nuanced once, at that. Where it started is …

“They know the math. They’re just can’t do the word problems. It’s their reading comprehension.” Ms. Hartwell was explaining why her students had struggled on …

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