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### How to Schedule Your Daily Math Block

Ever wonder what your daily math block should look like? A well designed math block incorporates whole group and small group instruction. It also provides

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# Latest from the blog

### Thinking Critically with Fractions and Number Lines

In my post Squashing Fraction Misconceptions, I talked about the advantage of building number lines with fraction bars. As an extension to that blog post, which you can find

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### Fly on the Math Teacher’s Wall – Squashing Fraction Misconceptions

Today, I want to discuss the importance of using number lines with students to get them to conceptually understand fractions. Number Lines are such great tools

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### Math Problem Solving 101

Have you ever given your students a money word problem where someone buys an item from a store, but your students come up with an

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### 100th Day of School – Math Ideas

Can you believe that the 100th Day of School is upon us?   Need some quick ideas to help celebrate this milestone?  Check out some of

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### iHeart Math Holiday Hop

I have the pleasure of linking up with several wonderful math bloggers for a month long holiday hop. We are excited about this collaboration because

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### Math Literature Connection – One Big Pair of Underwear

Recently, I had an opportunity to connect with a new children’s author by the name of Laura Gehl.  She wrote a wonderful book entitled, One

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### Properties of Operations: Multiplication

Properties of Operations are those three pesky words that reoccur throughout the common core standards.  Some of you may be wondering exactly what they mean.

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### Fly on a Math Teachers Wall: Place Value

Place Value is such an important topic but many of our students have a difficult time understanding and applying it. Today my focus will be

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### Hundreds Chart Fun Pack

Check out this 90+ page packet that contains 3 core activities to support number sense of numbers 1 through 1,000. Hundreds Chart Frenzy is

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