## The Christmas Project: A Real-Life Math Project for December

Christmas is coming and you have a lot to do! Besides hosting Christmas dinner, you’re hosting the annual Family…

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Nov 13, 2018

Christmas is coming and you have a lot to do! Besides hosting Christmas dinner, you’re hosting the annual Family…

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Are you a 3rd-4th grade teacher teaching multiplication? Or are you a 5th or 6th grade teacher whose students should…

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Do you make it a goal year after year to focus on fact fluency in your classroom, but let it…

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Have you seen my self-paced math stations around Facebook, Pinterest, or TpT and wondered how they could fit…

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If you’ve seen my self-paced Math Stations around over the past several years, you likely know that they are intended…

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Long division is often identified as the most difficult math concept to teach. If we as teachers struggle with teaching…

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If you find your head spinning when you think about all of the addition strategies that you should be teaching,…

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WHAT IS A FRIENDLY NUMBER? In this case, we refer to friendly numbers as a number that is easy…

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Compensation is a mental math strategy for multi-digit addition that involves adjusting one of the addends to make the equation…

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Breaking up the second number is a mental math strategy for addition. Some students may find this method more efficient…

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Left-to-right addition (also known as front-end addition or the partial sums method) is one of the most powerful mental math…

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