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#### Use What You Know to Figure Out What You Don’t Know

I was working with some students this week who were learning their “basic facts” in multiplication. These are generally considered to be those one-digit times one-digit problems that we use when we figure out the products of multi-digit problems. 449 more words

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#### Number of the Day – Level II

In keeping with my belief that elementary school that students should be involved with numbers everyday in math time, I am posting my Number of the Day Level II sheet in English and French. 170 more words

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#### Number of the Day – Level I

I have long believed that in elementary school that students should be involved with numbers everyday in math time. This may not always be the case — the teacher might be teaching a unit on pattering or geometry, for instance. 306 more words

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#### Wanted Posters Revisited

Doing wanted posters for numbers is a great way to have kids think about specific properties of particular numbers. The posters make a great display, too –  and I am always looking for ideas for… 76 more words

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#### Student Participation: Using Technology to Choose the Next Speaker

I do an extensive amount of problem solving with students, and part of each such lesson is devoted to sharing strategies for solving the problem… 244 more words

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#### Kindergarten Collaboration: Synergy at Work

Many thanks to the three K teachers at Bert Ambrose Elementary School who invited me to participate in their math collaboration afternoon. It was wonderful to see what two hours of “math chat” did to energize and inspire them. 260 more words

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#### Building Numbers: A Kindergarten or Primary Activity

I visited Mrs. Merrill’s kindergarten class today. The focus of the math lesson was on building numbers to 10, we did this with a large… 285 more words

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