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Why Virginia Eliminating Accelerated Math Courses is GOOD for your High Achiever

Y’all, parents are in an absolute uproar about the proposed changes taking place in Virginia in regards to accelerated math courses. You may be one of them! This post is for you! I have had three amazing discussions with friends who have reached out to me so far since the news broke a few days …

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The Importance of Early Numeracy Skills

It’s pretty widely known that early literacy skills predict future literacy success. But did you know that early math skills predict academic success even better? In fact, research suggests that early math skills not only predict future mathematics success, but are a better predictor of academic success in language arts than early literacy skills! With …

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Pandemic Pacing

Why are we acting like this is a normal school year? Seriously, teachers everywhere would like to know! Especially in mathematics this pacing issue has become a really sticky situation. Why have we not adjusted local pacing guides to allow for students to master material in the virtual environment? I fear that all this “fly …

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