Beginning to Understand Decimals in 4th Grade Math and the Upper Elementary Classroom
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Beginning to Understand Decimals in 4th Grade Math and the Upper Elementary Classroom

Believe me when I say that teaching decimals to 4th Graders can sometimes be a challenge! It is hard for fourth grade math students to grasp place value, much less decimals and their places. While it may be typical for students to struggle with decimals and place value, it doesn’t have to be the norm! Learning about decimals and…

3 Ways to Teach Teen Numbers in Kindergarten
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3 Ways to Teach Teen Numbers in Kindergarten

Do your Kindergarten students struggle with understanding teen numbers? No fear, you can count on Tricia! Sometimes reading and even writing teen-digit numbers can be tricky for little learners. While it’s a skill learned in kindergarten and first grade, it sets the foundation for mathematical building blocks in later grades.  Teen Numbers are the numbers…

Fun Spring Addition Activities for Kindergarten and First Grade Math Students
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Fun Spring Addition Activities for Kindergarten and First Grade Math Students

 I don’t know about you, but I am so glad that Spring is here! One of my favorite parts about this time of the year is incorporating elements of it into worksheets and activities.  Early learners in kindergarten and first grade are introduced to and practice new addition facts for most of the school year….

Practice Multiplying by 12 with Games, Activities and Songs
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Practice Multiplying by 12 with Games, Activities and Songs

Once students have mastered basic addition and subtraction, then they are ready for the fun stuff. One word, multiplication.  This is a concept that I feel can go two ways for students. They are either thrilled to be learning something new or they have major anxiety about the unknown of multiplication.  Whatever the case may…