**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)* 185 more words

**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)* 185 more words

**The Big Idea:** This week, we will REVIEW:

*Whole number place value**Relating decimals to fractions (1/10 = 0.1)**Relating**tenths to hundredths*(1/10 = 10/100 = 0.1 or 0.10) 398 more words

**The Big Idea:** This week, we will focus on:

*Relating decimals to fractions (1/10 = 0.1)*- Relating tenths to hundredths (1/10 = 10/100 = 0.1 or 0.10) 178 more words

**The Big Idea:** This week, we will focus on:

*Relating decimals to money and fractions**Understanding place values to the right of the decimal (tenths and hundredths)* 155 more words

Yesterday, I tried to teach my son long-division. I failed miserably. We went over the steps several times and he got confused. I felt my patience flying out the window, so decided to stop for the day. 82 more words

Over 6 years ago, after my first summer in the “Summer MA in English for Teachers” program in UC Irvine (fabulous, cost-efficient program – I recommend – even though I didn’t finish), I wrote my “about” section and theorized my thoughts on the purpose of this blog’s existence. 275 more words