Match Fishtank Blog

Learn about our curriculum, take a deep dive into some of its features, and much more.

Resources for School Closure

June 1, 2020

As educators make plans to provide resources for students and families during school closures, we offer recommendations on how Match Fishtank curriculum can be tailored to remote learning. 

Fishtank Teacher Spotlight: Jasmine Lane

March 10, 2020

Our Fishtank Teacher Spotlight with Jasmine Lane, who teaches 10th and 12th grade English in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The Evolution of a Math Problem

by Kate Gasaway

March 3, 2020

Math problems aren’t written, they’re rewritten.

A real example of how a word problem can evolve from a fun, but rough beginning into a rich, polished problem.

Celebrating Women’s History Month in Your Classroom

February 26, 2020

The month of March is dedicated to celebrating the contributions of women throughout history and today. Across the Match Fishtank curriculum, we highlight the impact and voices of women year round. 

Goldilocks and the Three Lesson Plans

by Kate Gasaway

February 15, 2020

At one end of the curriculum spectrum, there are fully-scripted, off-the-shelf options and at the other is, well, nothing—a blank page leaving you unlimited possibilities for what to plan. Could the best answer lie somewhere in the middle?