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Winter Math Fact Resources for the Elementary Classroom with a FREEBIE

As winter blankets us in a layer of frosty magic, let’s take a moment to talk about something equally enchanting—MATH! Yep, you read it right—math can be as DELIGHTFUL as a snow day with the right approach. We all know the importance of Mastering Math Facts, and what better way to do it than with…

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Measurement Conversion for Upper Elementary Students

  Conquer Measurement Conversion with Confidence Picture this: your upper elementary students faced with the challenges of measurement conversion. It’s a tricky concept, no doubt! Whether you’re navigating the world of customary measurements, metric conversions, or a bit of both, one thing’s for sure—practice makes perfect!    Having cheat sheets of conversion formulas and patterns…

3 Ways You Can Begin Teaching Teen Numbers in Kindergarten
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3 Ways You Can Begin Teaching Teen Numbers in Kindergarten

  Do your Kindergarten students struggle with understanding teen numbers? No fear, you can count on Tricia! Here are 3 of my favorite ways of teaching teen numbers.   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…

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Thanksgiving Math FREE Fun to Entice Your Third Grade Math or Fourth Grade Math Students

  Gobble! Gobble! It is almost Turkey Time. That means it is time to integrate THANKSGIVING FUN with math. The days leading up to the holiday can busy and hectic.  Why not take that time to brush up on multiplication facts.   Knowing multiplication math facts fluently and with instant recall is crucial for several…

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Division Facts Practice for 3rd & 4th Grade

Division Fact Practice for Fun and Creative Minds “Why did the student wear glasses in math class?” To improve di-vision! Ba Dum Tss! Unfortunately most kids do not find division facts practice a laughing matter. In fact many struggle to understand the concept and hold onto basic fast answers. Instant recall and mastering division facts…

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3 Printable Math Games Your 3rd Graders will be Begging to Play

3 Printable Math Games Your 3rd Graders will be Begging to Play Instant recall and mastering multiplication facts for fluency are needed for exponent work. Also, determining common denominators for adding and subtracting fractions, and solving algebraic equations are just as important. But, your students are probably getting tired of practicing facts with flashcards, right? It…

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Two Digit Multiplication Activities Your Students Will Love

I remember the days of attempting to teach my fourth and fifth-grade students to multiply 2×1 and 2×2 digit numbers. They were struggling to grasp the concept and I felt completely overwhelmed. Two-digit multiplication can just be hard! After lots of planning and trial and error, I feel like I’ve finally found the perfect two digit…

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2 Simple Ways to Teach Multi Digit Long Division

Long Division for Beginners can be challenging and frustrating for some students. But, it doesn’t have to be with a few clever and engaging strategies. We all know our students learn in different ways, so it’s important for us as teachers to make sure we are presenting lots of differentiated instruction when introducing a new…

Introducing Decimals in the Upper Elementary Classroom
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Introducing Decimals in 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 place value. While it may be typical for students to struggle with decimals and place value, it doesn’t have to be the norm! Learning…