## MATH

When it comes to math, students need hands-on activities to not only engage them but to help make the concepts concrete. Where can you get top-notch ideas, teaching tips, and lessons for your kiddos? Right here of course!

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### Teaching Area Using Applied Math

With the implementation of CCSS, there is a shift toward applied math concepts and skills taught through the use of authentic, real-life problems rather than

### Make Graphing Fun!

The first year that our school district implemented Common Core math, I kind of accidentally overlooked graphing. Whoops! I mean, really – my bad. I

### Teaching Multiplication Shortcuts

Multiplication. Multiplication is a BIG deal in third grade and up. In fact, it’s so vital that teaching multiplication shortcuts can sometimes be your saving

### 10 Ways to Review the Attributes of Geometric Shapes

In third grade, students (and Common Core) just barely touch on the attributes of geometry, yet it seems on every practice test I find, there

### Teaching the Distributive Property

The distributive property can be a very tough concept for children to grasp. It seems that every year, I have to slow down and really

### A Collection of Area and Perimeter Ideas

I love to teach area and perimeter. It’s so much fun to pull out all the manipulatives, and it’s very easy for the students to

### Teaching Math so Students Get It!

Math is very important. Even without all the standardized testing, we know that it’s critical for students to grasp it. Unfortunately, there are some students

### Teaching Number Line Fractions (with a freebie!)

Third grade is the first time that number line fractions (or linear model) are presented. At first glance, it can seem like a complicated concept,

### Bowling Math Centers

Bowling in math is one of my favorite centers to use in my math workshop and the students love it too! Not only is it

### Easy Steps to Conferring In Math Workshop!

Hey everyone! This week I wrote a guest blog post about conferring in math workshop and provided some easy to implement steps! If you want

When I was younger, I struggled for the longest time trying to remember which was the dividend and which was the divisor. I honestly had