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Welcome to the VLC

A Community for Sharing Tools and
Ideas about Elementary Mathematics

VLC Announcements

February 27, 2023

My Money Journal Field Test

Want to help your kids think about money? The UChicago Financial Education Initiative is looking for kids in Grades K–6 to field test a fun tool related to money. The...

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December 14, 2022

Kindergarten Teacher Lesson Guide Survey

As the EM Author team at UChicago and McGraw Hill plan for future iterations of Everyday Mathematics, we would like your thoughts about the size of the Kindergarten EM Teacher...

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October 14, 2020

Everyday Mathematics for Parents

Do you have parents asking how they can help their children with Everyday Mathematics? Are they expressing that their children are learning a different style of math than they learned...

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June 15, 2020

VLC Commitment to Equity

To our members: When this virtual community launched in 2010, we hoped it would be a space for educators from all over the country to come together around common interests—to...

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April 1, 2020

Algorithm Demonstrations for Students and Parents

Looking for resources to send to students and parents? The following videos are of UChicago STEM Education staff demonstrating some of the algorithms taught in Everyday Mathematics. Feel free to...

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March 30, 2020

Game Demonstrations for Parents

Looking for resources to send to families? The following videos are of UChicago STEM Education staff demonstrating some of the Everyday Mathematics games. Parents can use pennies or macaroni for...

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July 23, 2018

EM Implementation Resources

School and district leaders: Are you considering adopting EM4 in your school or district? Are you looking for resources to help you understand how your teachers as a whole are...

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About the VLC

The Everyday Mathematics Virtual Learning Community (VLC) provides a space for teachers to view and share resources that support mathematics teaching, communicate with other teachers about pedagogy, and take time to reflect on their practice. Read more >>