Bridges in Mathematics

Announcing Bridges in Mathematics Third Edition!

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The Math Learning Center Blog

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Meet Jessica Rock What grades do you teach, and/or your title/role? I have the privilege of serving as a second grade classroom teacher. What school, district or institution do you work for? Location? I work at Hiawatha Elementary School in Berwyn South School District 100. Our district is located in the western suburbs of Chicago. Who inspired you to become an educator? My fourth and fifth grade...
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Meet Spencer Olmsted What grades do you teach, and/or your title/role? I have been a fifth grade teacher for the majority of my teaching career. I am now in my third year teaching in a highly capable fourth/fifth self-contained classroom. What school, district or institution do you work for? Location? I teach at Roosevelt Elementary School in the Olympia School District in Olympia, Washington. I...
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Meet Lakria Martin What grades do you teach, and/or your title/role? I am currently a classroom teacher. I have the privilege of teaching both fourth and fifth grade mathematics. What school, district or institution do you work for? Location? I work for Baltimore County Public Schools, and my current home school is Bedford Elementary. Who inspired you to become an educator? I don’t think there is...
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Meet Andrew Smith What grades do you teach, and/or your title/role? I currently serve in the role of K–5 math instructional coach. What school, district, or institution do you work for? Location? I work for Kenowa Hills Public Schools in Grand Rapids, MI, and serve Alpine, Central and Zinser Elementary Schools. Who inspired you to become an educator? My fifth and sixth grade teacher, Mrs. Ann...
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Meet Emily Payán What grades do you teach, and/or your title/role? Second grade. What school, district, or institution do you work for? Location? Adams Elementary in Anoka-Hennepin, a suburban district of Minneapolis, MN. Who inspired you to become an educator? My son's experience as a student of color inspired me to become a teacher and continues to inspire me in working toward educational equity...
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The year is coming to an end. Soon your classroom will be quiet. No more pencils, no more books, no more finger counting, no more area models, no more calendar grid markers, no more pattern blocks and geoboard bands and base ten pieces littering the floor. As Sam Keen said, “Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” You’ve earned all the relaxation you can get this summer; enjoy it...
Patrick Vennebush, Chief Learning Officer
Meet Antonietta Mavo What grades do you teach, and/or your title/role? K–2 math instructional coach. What school, district, or institution do you work for? Location? I work for Lakeland Elementary in Humble Independent School District, Texas. Who inspired you to become an educator? I have always had a passion for mathematics and how it works. I decided to become an educator so that I may share my...
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At The Math Learning Center, we are committed to supporting elementary mathematics education that builds on the strengths of all students and teachers. We are always seeking to improve our curriculum and professional learning materials to reflect the most current research on equitable and effective teaching and learning. Recently, we’ve focused our efforts on revising Bridges Intervention to align...
Corey Drake, Senior Director for Professional Learning
Meet Amanda Angel What grades do you teach, and/or your title/role? I teach fourth grade math (we are departmentalized in fourth and fifth grade at The Bright School). I teach two on-level math blocks and one advanced math block, which is project based and called Math Academy. I also try to lead the charge school-wide to encourage fun math events and family involvement in math at all levels, as...
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It’s spring! The sun is shining, plants are growing, and frogs and bugs abound. At The Math Learning Center, we’ve created some fun activities with springtime themes to help get your math blooming! Like February’s popular Share the Math Love celebration, each of the following activities includes the Share Your Work feature. You can send students a link or code to access the activity, and students...
Kim Markworth, Director of Content Development