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Resources for Digital Learning

Resources for Digital Learning

Even as we left school in May, I think most of us assumed that the 2020/2021 school year would be unlike any other. Like many of you, I spent a good part of my summer learning more about digital learning. And while many of us connect digital learning exclusively with...

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New Digital Math Games!

New Digital Math Games!

The other day, I posted a picture of something I was working on to Facebook and Instagram, and I was blown away by the response! Yes, I am working to digitize my resources. This is not only in response to the increased need for resources to support remote learning in...

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Making Ten Back and Forth Game

Making Ten Back and Forth Game

Ten has a special place in our number system, so it is critical that children know all the combinations for making ten. A quick look at where this skill goes in first and second grade helps emphasize the importance of mastering this critical skill by the end of...

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Real-World Math: My New Picket Fence

Real-World Math: My New Picket Fence

As I write, the thump of sledgehammers and the whir of buzz saws can be heard outside my kitchen window. In my small community of houses, we all have white picket fences in our front yards. It was actually part of the charm that sold me on the house. The fences,...

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1st Grade Essentials: Basic Fact Strategies

1st Grade Essentials: Basic Fact Strategies

With pages of math standards at each grade level, what is really considered essential learning? In this series of posts, I attempt to highlight the key skills at every grade level, explain those skills in layman's terms, and provide activities and tasks for helping...

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Real World Math: Cooking for One

Real World Math: Cooking for One

Stop for a minute and reflect on your definition of real-world math. Often, we think of real-world math as word problems that use a real-life situation as the context. My only problem with that definition is that in the real world, math is often messy. Consider, for...

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Real World Math: Toilet Paper

Real World Math: Toilet Paper

Look no further than your local grocery store and current events for this real-world math problem! Here's the problem: A family of four uses two-thirds of a 6-roll package of toilet paper each week. How long will 4 packages last? Lots of good math in there! First, you...

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