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Getting Creative with Number Sense

“Imagination is more important than knowledge” – Albert Einstein Our class is officially “done” with all of our math units.  Our state assessments are four weeks away, and I have 52 eyes staring at me during math time waiting on some glorious lesson.  What’s a girl to do?  Review, that’s what!  When reviewing math concepts … Continue reading

Fraction Bars without all of the Fuss!

“Support learning with manipulatives. Manipulative materials help make abstract mathematical ideas concrete. They give children the chance to grab onto mathematics ideas, turn them around, and view them in different ways.” – Marilyn Burns I despise it when my kids come up to me with the, “I don’t get it” statement.  It takes half of … Continue reading