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
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*This post contains affiliated links!! Today I’m thrilled to be participating in Read It-Make It Book Week hosted by Emma Owl. I’ve seen recommendation to read the book Full House numerous times, and finally snagged a copy this week. I was not disappointed. This book is just...

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April 13, 2016 You've Got This Math
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Want another game to have up your sleeve for when you are teaching fractions? Well, you are in the right place. This post contains affiliated links This game is very simple to prepare, and requires a little bit of strategy and fraction knowledge to...

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April 13, 2016 You've Got This Math
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*This post contains affiliated links One of my favorite teaching positions in the public school was my time spent as a math coach. I thoroughly enjoyed having the time to really research the math we were learning and finding creative ways for us to...

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March 29, 2016 You've Got This Math
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*This post contains affiliated links Have you ever played the game Old Maid? My mom found this game at a garage sale, and the boys have enjoyed playing it. As I watched them play this game, I couldn’t help but think how fun...

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March 11, 2016 You've Got This Math
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It really surprised me. They were completely baffled, The problem had seemed simple, but the looks i was getting let me know I was wrong. It really wasn’t as easy as I had thought. There are 4 rabbits, but you only have 3 carrots. How...

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February 26, 2016 You've Got This Math
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I’m so excited about this next game that allows students to explore fractions, number lines, and multiplying even more. At this point, you have hopefully completed two interactive notebooks in regard to multiplying fractions on a number line. Step by Step instructions to...

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January 11, 2016 You've Got This Math
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*This post contains affiliated links I want to quickly share another resource you can use for teaching multiplying fractions on a number line. This is a different type of interactive notebook, where you create a number line using step by step directions that are already prewritten...

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January 8, 2016 You've Got This Math
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*This post contains affliated links. I enjoyed doing the fraction of the day so much, I decided that my next two post would be other calendar pieces you could use based on the needs of your students. Going right along with fractions, I created a...

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December 28, 2015 You've Got This Math
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He was sitting there, brow furrowed, and pencil tapping. We had been working on fractions for a few weeks, and I was sure he was going to be able to correctly fill the number line in. Finally, after patiently or impatiently, tongue biting waiting,...

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December 21, 2015 You've Got This Math
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