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Math Forum Professional Development and Free Mentoring
The Math Forum's Problem Solving Process
PoW Class Membership: ... Effective Implementation
Teaching Math with the Problems of the Week
Differentiated Math Instruction: Using Rich Problems to Reach All Learners
Problem Solving in Geometry
and Measurement, Course 1
Problem Solving in Geometry
and Measurement, Course 2
Moving Students from Arithmetic to Algebra
Resources & Strategies for Effective Math in Context (MiC) Implementation, Courses 1, 2, 3, and 4
Problem Solving Strategies
Tools for Building Math Concepts
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- Problem Solving in Geometry and Measurement, Course 1
- Resources & Strategies for Effective Math in Context (MiC) Implementation, Course 1 [6th or 7th or 8th grade focus]
- Moving Students from Arithmetic to Algebra...one step at a
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