Vestal CSD

Archived Math Moments Newsletters
The message for this month is about praising effort compared to praising intelligence, and the impact it has on students.
Collaboration, reasoning and looking at numbers flexibly can all strengthen a math mindset.
Communicating positive beliefs in children helps them develop a growth mindset, and creates a path to success.
Math is Visual!
Bringing Math into your home.
Mistakes are valuable in that they help us to make progress and learn.
The journey to a Growth Mindset.
What does it mean to have a "Math Mindset?"
Mathematical Practice #7: Look for and make use of structure.
Mathematical Practice #6: Attend to precision.
Mathematical Practice #5: Use appropriate tools strategically.
Mathematical Practice #4: Model with mathematics.
Mathematical Practice #3: Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
Mathematical Practice #2: Reasoning abstractly and quantitatively.
Mathematical Practice #1: Making sense of problems, and persevere in solving them.
Learning the 8 Mathematical Practices
Find cool ideas for Summer Math Fun, and also visit our Pinterest site for more "Moment"ous Math fun!
An overview of how teachers use the math curriculum to constantly review topics throughout the school year.
Let's talk about numbers!
Spotlights geometry.
An overview of math fluency, which includes activities and resources to promote fluency.
The World of Fractions