Monthly Archives: June 2016
Compose & Decompose Freebie!
Are you looking for FREE resources to help teach your students how to compose and decompose numbers? Well, I have a great resource for you here! This is set of notes and practice problems for composing and decomposing 3 digit through 5 digit numbers. The target grade level is 2nd – 5th.
Terrific Place Value Practice
Looking for resources to help your students practice writing numbers different ways?
Understanding Place Value
Have you ever had a student who seemed to understand place value initially, but then when questions were asked just a little differently couldn’t really answer correctly? Younger students need a lot of hands on practice and a lot of discussions before moving on to pictorial and abstract. What about middle and upper elementary? As the learning targets get higher and the numbers get bigger, most students need to revisit basic place value concepts with hands on experiences and discussions to build or review understanding before moving on to bigger numbers. Continue reading
5 Fun Ways to Practice Math Facts
It is important for kids to be fluent with their Math facts, but sometimes the same old pencil paper routines can get boring! And, let’s face it, some kids just need to move around while they are learning! Here are a few ideas to get your kids moving while practicing Math Facts: