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Math Resources for Week of September 26 – 30, 2016 (Adding Decimals and Whole Numbers)

The Big Idea:  This week, we will start with add numbers!  Here are the specifics:

  • Adding Money 
  • Adding Decimals with Models (decimal grids)
  • Adding Decimals by lining up the numbers (P.U.P = Point Under Point)
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Counting: Not as simple as it seems

The more and more I work with struggling math students the more it becomes clear to me that part of their number sense issues are that they can’t count. 571 more words

Number Sense

White Cabbage in Tomato Sauce


I hope that you have had tried cabbage at one point of your life. If not, when trying this recipe you will either love it or hate it! 479 more words


Sum of Consecutive Numbers, a multi-layered investigtion

One of those classic investigations that gets forgotten about all too easily.  So much scope for generalising at different levels.

The fact that all odd numbers can be expressed as sum of two consecutive numbers is probably the first thing that will be established.   97 more words



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Kids are like marbles

In addition to teaching Kindergarten, 2nd grade, and partially 3rd-4th grades at the Main Line Classical Academy, I am also continuing to teach enrichment math at the… 337 more words

Play With Me

On Wednesday I had the chance to visit my first classroom this school year. Sadly, in my role as curriculum coordinator, I don’t get to do this nearly enough. 569 more words