charts, patterns, tables

Using Common Objects to Understand Patterns in Tables

Good grief!  As if adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing weren’t enough, now the kids have to put these patterns on tables???  Yup!  It seems daunting at times, but there are many great ways to make this skill concrete and help kids understand relationships on tables!  It can even be FUN if you let it! When teaching my students about tables…

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charts, conversions, freebies, hands on learning, kinesthetic learners, measurement

Measurement Conversions: Teaching Tips and a FREE Printable

Measurement conversions can be quite overwhelming for some students! This is especially true if they do not understand the relationship between the different units of measurement. Notice I use the word “understand”, not the word “know”. Students can know that 1 foot is 12 inches with out really understanding how they are equal to each other.   Below are suggestions for…

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