elementary, freebies, hands on learning, kinesthetic learners, math, place value, student engagement

5 Free Resources for Place Value

Looking for FREE place value resources? Well, here you are! These 5 free place value resources are terrific! 1.  Math Coach’s Corner has a free download for ten-frames and a great explanation of how to use the ten frames for place value understanding! 2.  Check out this free download with printable pages for decomposing and composing whole numbers. 3.  How…

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Awesome Math & Science Easter Activities

It is that time of year again! Time for jelly beans, eggs, bunnies and baskets! There are so many ways to use Easter excitement to keep your students engaged in classroom lessons.  Here are some of my favorites from around the web:   Math: One of my favorite activities this time of year is a Math Egg Hunt!  Buy a…

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freebies, math, place value

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.  

addition, elementary, freebies, guided math, hands on learning, math, problem solving

How to Solve Multi-Step Word Problems

After many years of teaching I have put together a “tool box” of tips and tricks to help students really understand and solve word problems, even the all complicated multi-step problems. Today I would like to share some of those tips!  Whether you are a teacher, home school parent, or a parent helping your child with homework, these tips should help!