Disengaged students? Boosting Motivation in Math

If you’re a 6-12th grade math teacher feeling like the disengagement, laziness, complacency, and apathy is just too much to bear… you’re...

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Juliana Tapper

- Mar 10
- 6 min

Disengaged students? Boosting Motivation in Math

If you’re a 6-12th grade math teacher feeling like the disengagement, laziness, complacency, and apathy is just too much to bear… you’re...

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Juliana Tapper

- Mar 2
- 5 min

Math Fact Fluency: Multiplication Games and Addition Subtraction Games

Math fact fluency. It’s a heated debate in the math education world. On one hand, many are in favor of timed math fact fluency tests and...

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Juliana Tapper

- Feb 10
- 5 min

Just In Time Math Intervention

Maybe you’ve been asked to teach a middle school math intervention or RTI class or an intervention math class for high school. Maybe...

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Juliana Tapper

- Sep 26, 2022
- 5 min

C.A.R.E.S. Math Achievement Framework™ For Students Who Struggle

Math has long been the most failed subject in middle school and high school. According to Ron Schachter's work, Solving Our Algebra...

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Juliana Tapper

- Sep 19, 2022
- 5 min

How To Have High Expectations Of Students Who Are Multiple Grade Levels Behind In Math

I think most of us remember learning about the Pygmalion Effect in our teacher education classes. Here’s a refresher in case you need it…...

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Juliana Tapper

- Jun 3, 2022
- 3 min

Structuring Your Math Intervention Period

Let’s talk about how to structure your math intervention period. Most schools give teachers free rein over structuring this class, which...

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Juliana Tapper

- Apr 9, 2022
- 4 min

Math Teaching Textbooks - A guide for 6-12th teachers

DISCLAIMER: I have not been offered nor have I received any compensation for this post or the recommendations I share. None of the links...

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Juliana Tapper

- Apr 8, 2022
- 2 min

Case Study: 6% Increase In Math SPED Pass Rates… in one semester? Yes, please!

It’s natural to wonder, “is this experience going to be worth my time and money?” Especially math professional development. You might be...

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Juliana Tapper

- Apr 7, 2022
- 2 min

Case Study: How Sarah went from loathing to loving teaching repeater algebra 1 students

It’s natural to wonder, “is this workshop going to be worth my time and money?” Especially math professional development. You might be...

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Juliana Tapper

- Apr 7, 2022
- 3 min

Graphing Linear Equations - 5 Activities Students Love!

Graphing calculator or no graphing calculator, that is the question (these days)! The teachers I support in my client work are constantly...

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Juliana Tapper

- Mar 9, 2022
- 4 min

3 Amazing Mathematics Professional Development for Teachers

I’ve taught math at three different high schools. I’ve attended some amazing professional development for math teachers, and I’ve also...

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Juliana Tapper

- Mar 7, 2022
- 3 min

5 Math Instructional Strategies

My first year of teaching was a rude awakening. I was teaching Math Intervention and Algebra 1 in South Central Los Angeles and while I...

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Juliana Tapper

- Jan 16, 2022
- 4 min

Should "I do, We do, You do" in math?

This might just be one of my most polarizing blog posts. And if I’m being honest, I feel very vulnerable sharing my opinion here. The...

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Juliana Tapper

- Dec 22, 2021
- 2 min

First Day of Second Semester Activities

There was never a year that I didn’t need to do some culture resetting and community building at the start of second semester. Our...

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Juliana Tapper

- Nov 29, 2021
- 5 min

How to Structure Math Intervention: 4 Types of Math Intervention Programs

I’ve been a high school math intervention teacher at 3 different schools. I’ve been told to teach below grade level, at grade level, and...

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