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I’m sure all of you have heard about the underrepresentation of women in the professional fields of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM). I’ve recently written quite a bit about this situation, and links to these materials are in the references given below.
Higher levels of student engagement have been shown to increase student success. If you search Scholar.Google.com, you’ll find studies from around the world showing that students who are the most engaged generally do better in school and beyond.
We often use a demonstration number rack when reviewing addition and subtraction strategies. It’s an excellent tool that’s proven invaluable in instruction. But don’t overlook the power of individual number racks to encourage students to be more involved.