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Practicing addition/subtraction fluency with the Silly Monkeys

This week, as a graduate student in math elementary education, I had to design a game for 1st graders to “Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10 ” (Common Core Standards in Math 1.OA.6.). 708 more words



Someone recently asked if I was still “doing” the blog. I looked back and it has been a long while.   Last time I posted we were wrapping the house with tyvek.  19 more words


Click # 4 - How far is it?

Spotting anything related to Math, and take a picture of it : “Click” is a quick picture-post to help you show your kids that Math is indeed all around. 68 more words


Wrap up?

Well wrapping of a sort.  Tyvek that is…

But first when we left off in June I was just finishing up the floor and putting some walls together.   228 more words


Hello Class!

Today we are going to further your learning of Maths. I know that this subject is not always enjoyable for everyone, so today I thought of something a little more fun for us to do! 19 more words

First and Ten

I was scrolling through Facebook last night, procrastinating going to bed, when I was reminded that this is a good opportunity to talk about math and football. 128 more words


Turkey Math Stories

We read the story The Great Turkey Race and discussed problem and solution in the story.  For math we learned how to connect math with story problems and then wrote our own math story problems.   15 more words