If you have ever taught adding fractions to children you have probably seen this. 1/4 + 1/4 = 2/8 Even in a classroom filled with fifth-grade students, I’ve seen this. And every time this equation floats across my desk, or wiggles in the air on...

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October 31, 2016 You've Got This Math
Math
We’ve been practicing subtracting numbers in the tens and hundreds. The regrouping is actually going great!! He understands the concept, performs it perfectly with manipulatives, and has almost conquered the algorithm. There is just one thing that is causing more problems than I would like. He...

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October 25, 2016 You've Got This Math
Uncategorized
I want my boys outside. I want them playing in the dirt, exploring the woods at their grandma’s house, climbing on play sets at the park, and burning energy as they race their bikes around the cul de sac. Let’s face it though. Sometimes...

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October 21, 2016 You've Got This Math
Uncategorized
I love the sound of my babies laughing and having fun. I love their excited yells when they win a game. I love listening to them call out the number or word they want their die to land on. Games! They are fun. They add...

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October 13, 2016 You've Got This Math
Phonics, Reading
They were just simple review questions. Questions that should be easy to solve, but ones he kept getting wrong. Over and over I had seen him solve problems this way…. $10.00 – $6.43 = $4.43 It is a simple mistake (he is subtracting...

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October 4, 2016 You've Got This Math
Math
It was a simple question. One I was sure he would know the answer to. Yet there he stood, giving me that look. The look that means I have no clue, and I don’t remember where to start to figure it out. With that look,...

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September 28, 2016 You've Got This Math
Math
Did you know that math can be quite boring?? Really, who wants to do a whole page of “What number is in the 100’s place in the number 726?” I know I don’t! My fourth and fifth-grade students didn’t! And I can tell you that...

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September 20, 2016 You've Got This Math
Math
“Hey mom, what’s 24 x 7?” I glanced up from the computer, recognizing that this question could lead to a teachable moment. “Well…the 2 represents 20 and 20 x 7 = 140…..” I began. I continued to work through the problem out loud, asking...

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September 19, 2016 You've Got This Math
Math
I always dreaded it. I had finally finished the 20 problems and was sick and tired of computing. But I wasn’t done. I was now required to solve those nasty word problems glaring at me from the bottom of the page. They were intimidating and one...

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September 10, 2016 You've Got This Math
Math
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August 24, 2016 You've Got This Math
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