5 Easy Ways to Build Math Fact Fluency with 3rd, 4th and 5th Graders
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5 Easy Ways to Build Math Fact Fluency with 3rd, 4th and 5th Graders

We all know the first floor of a house has to be solid before you start building the second floor. (No squeaks or shaky ceilings in my house, please!) The same goes for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade math students.  They need to build a solid foundation in mental math before they can add start…

Dividing by 2 Made Easy for You
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Dividing by 2 Made Easy for You

My students are always SO excited to learn their multiplication facts.  Spouting off random multiplication equations seems to make them feel like a genius even before they have understanding of what this operation actually entails.   Division seems a bit harder for students.  Seeing the relationship between the two operations can be very helpful. Teaching dividing by…

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Engage your Students with Digital Learning Division Facts Practice

Just a few more weeks of school here in the mid-West.  We are continuing to work hard engaging  and motivating our students to finish off the year successfully especially considering we haven’t seen each other in numerous weeks due to Co-vid 19.   One math practice my students have been loving to gain fact power…


4 Divisibility Rules Every Student Should Master with FREEBIES

Mastering and understanding divisibility rules can be helpful for long division and greatest common factor. However, memorizing divisibility rules can be challenging for some kids. I love incorporating fun hands-on ways to teach division in my classroom. You probably know the divisibility rule for 2:  any even. number can be divided by 2.  What about…


Long Division Tips and Tricks for Beginners with a FREEBIE

Long Division….let’s start with the math basics.  Ironically, I struggled in math as an elementary school student.  It wasn’t until I was a teacher that I actually understood some simple math mantras. Count on Tricia’s Math Mantras Math Made Easy – Tip OneNumbers follow a pattern. Math Made Easy – Tip TwoMultiplication is putting equal groups…

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My 3 Top Ways to Teach Multiplication and Division Fact Power

Today I’m super excited to share with all of you how I teach multiplication and division to my students! So let’s get started!! Having Fact Power Learning multiplication and division facts with fluency and accuracy is crucial to higher math skills. Here are my 3 top ways I teach Multiplication and Division Fact Power Mastery……