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Story Problem Poster and Practice Pack

Story Problem Poster and Practice Pack

Use this FREE Story Problem Poster and Practice Pack to help introduce and practice 4th grade math skills!  (See the resource list!) *this post contains affiliate links **the link to the downloadable pack is at the bottom of this post…

Place Value Teaching Ideas

Place Value Teaching Ideas

Teaching math to young learners can be fun and creative!  Making math time interactive is very important.  This will keep kids engaged and excited about the subject of math!  At the beginning of the year I begin teaching place value to…

What’s Working Wednesday: Frogs In The Cave Math Activity

What’s Working Wednesday: Frogs In The Cave Math Activity

Welcome to the first What’s Working Wednesday!  On Wednesdays I’ll be sharing what’s working in our homeschool.  It could be a lesson, a teaching strategy, or anything I feel was a huge success during our week. This week I asked…

How I Teach Math Skills

How I Teach Math Skills

This past month I’ve added a new element to my First Grade math work: Morning Spiral Math. This idea was something I used for homework with my First Graders in the public school classroom.  It was shared with me by…

Place Value Freebie

Place Value Freebie

Now that Halloween’s over, I know we’re all trying to make it through the next big party season. There’s so much to do at this time of year!  I was able to tackle one little activity for my first graders…

Math Tips for Elementary Classrooms

Math Tips for Elementary Classrooms

This week I introduced division to my 3rd grader.  So far this year I’ve been teaching 3rd grade math with no textbook or curriculum guide.  This challenge is exciting for me because I usually have some kind of a crutch…