Author Archives: Angela Bauer

About Angela Bauer

Angela Bauer created a Guided Math Framework. She provides professional development nationally to teachers in Guided Math for over 8 eight years. She currently teaches fourth grade in Northeast Indiana. In the past she taught "Inquiry into Math and Science" Education class at Indiana University, Fort Wayne campus. She also has trained teachers in "Mastering Math Facts" program by Otter Creek Institute.

Guided Math Best Practices

Guided Math Best Practices Guided Math Best Practices combine Guided Math with current Math Best Practice Ideas. 1. Meets individual needs. 2. Diversifies for special education needs. 3. Scaffolds average students to algebra and story problem…

Shorten math lessons into guided math mini-lessons

Shorten math lessons into guided math mini-lessons???  How is that possible? Teachers ask me this question. We have a hard time shortening large group lessons from 20 minutes to 10 or less.  Here are some ideas.…

Guided Math and Guided Reading

Guided Math and Guided Reading…many teachers ask me how these two are alike.  They both lead to comprehension! Guided Math and Guided Reading are similar since they both improve comprehension.  I have used Daily 5…

Create Guided Math Lessons

Create Guided Math Lessons Many teachers ask me questions how to create guided math lessons.  How do I make up a lesson for guided math groups?  How do I create engaging math lessons for a small group…

Differentiation in Guided Math

Differentiation in Guided Math Groups Meeting individual student’s needs can be done easier if teachers use differentiation in Guided Math groups. Teachers can plan for different student’s needs by planning for different math groups.  For example,…

What is Guided Math?

As teachers look into this newest teaching method, they have questions about  Guided Math. In short, Guided Math is a framework to teach students in small groups, a method to teach individual student’s needs in math.    …