Are you looking for an interactive way for your students to build number sense other than the typical number of the day worksheets? If your answer is YES, then read on. What if I told you that I created a digital number of the day activity that you can individually assign to your students ...

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## Math Problem of the Day: Questions That Get Kids Thinking

During my early years of teaching, I was always looking for a way to challenge my students, but not make things overly frustrating. I finally figured out an awesome way to slide in higher-order questions and increase student engagementâ€¦Math Problem of the Day. What Is Problem of the Day? The ...

## 5 Minute Math Talk Routines for Daily Instruction

Need a way to add structure to your math block AND increase conceptual understanding? Try these easy to follow math talk routines and get your kids talking about math. What Is a Math Talk Routine? Math Talk Routines are daily routines that are intentionally designed to promote meaningful and ...

## 3 Super Tips for Teaching Place Value

Here's the understatement of the year: teaching place value is kind of a big deal! From kindergarten through 5th grade, "Numbers and Operations in Base Ten" shows up in the common core math standards like clockwork. The task of "understanding place value" grows in complexity every year and ...

## 25 Awesome Task Card Ideas Teachers Love

Raise your hand if you're always looking for different and fun ways for your kids to practice and review what you've taught. Well, you've come to the right place. Let's talk task cards. What are Task Cards? Task cards are alternatives to worksheets. They usually contain one task or question ...

## 5 Ways to Include Math Problem Solving Activities in Your Classroom

Are you looking for math problem solving activities that are not too easy and not too hard, but juuust right? I've got something just for you and your students. Solve and Explain Problem Solving Tasks are open-ended math tasks that provide just the right amount of challenge for your kids. ...