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Create a Makerspace for Your School in 5 Easy Steps

By The Room 241 Team July 14, 2018

If you’re ready to foster your students’ curiosity by creating a makerspace on a budget, we’ve got you covered! Learning should remain authentically connected to the real world, and the Maker Movement exemplifies that while encouraging creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking. Progressive New York City educator Angelo Patri said, “The substitution of direct experiences for… Read More

Where to Find Free, Downloadable 10th Grade Math Lesson Plans

By The Room 241 Team February 11, 2013

This post has been updated as of May 2018. As a 10th grade math teacher, one of your many responsibilities is to implement lesson plans that 1) are relevant for your individual courses, and 2) address all the core information necessary to meet state requirements. How about some help? At Concordia, we’re big believers in… Read More

You don’t have to be a math teacher to know that a lot of students—and likely a lot of parents (it’s been awhile!)—are intimidated by math problems, especially if they involve large numbers. Learning techniques on how to do math quickly can help students develop greater confidence in math, improve math skills and understanding, and excel… Read More

Websites that Help Students with High School Math

By The Room 241 Team November 3, 2012

When it comes to classroom assessments of 21st-century math learning standards as well as college aptitude exams such as the SAT and ACT, math proficiency—in everything from algebra to chemistry and physics—is especially vital. But as every good teacher knows, there is not enough time in the day to provide one-on-one assistance for every single student… Read More