### How to Investigate Subitizing Through Games to Spark Early Number Sense

Subitize comes from the Latin word “subit(us)”, which means “to appear suddenly.”  In my last post, we talked about the Early Number Sense Trajectory that

### How to Round Numbers Using Rounding Mountain (Plus Free Printables!)

Rounding numbers is a tricky concept for many kids. It can be somewhat abstract and a difficult concept to grasp. If there is one thing

### Powerful Guided Math Assessments: One Teacher’s Experience

Assessment is not a favorite word for teachers or students. I remember back in the ancient times (the late 70s) when we would have a

### Growing Problem-Solvers: How to Spiral Curriculum for Long Lasting Learning

Tell me if this has ever happened to you…you’re about to launch a lesson on fractions and all of your learners exclaim, “We did this

Is it possible to go from “I don’t get this,” to “Can we learn more about fractions today?!” Fractions don’t have to be boring! By

### “Why Do We Have to Learn This?” Boosting Engagement with Real-Life Math

Do your students ask, “Why are we learning this?” or “When will I ever use this?” Real-life math projects answer these questions by allowing students

### 13 Simple and Quick Alternatives to Timed Math Fact Tests (Easy to Implement)

Timed tests. Chances are good that those words evoke some sort of emotion in you. For some (students and teachers alike), timed tests bring fear