# Blog

## Generating Equivalent Fractions: Understanding the Process

“Recognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3).  Explain why the fractions are equivalent, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.” CCSSM 3.NF.3b Let’s work…

## Multiplication Fact Game for Doubles Strategy

A couple of weeks ago I posted a fun Bump game featuring the doubles strategy for learning multiplication facts, and today’s freebie features more practice on that same strategy. Basically,…

## FREE Missing Factor Multiplication Game

When you were learning multiplication facts, did you have trouble remembering some of the bigger facts, like 6 x 8? I know I sure did. Back in the ‘old days’,…

## Distributive Property = Fact Fluency

When I think back to the multiplication facts that were really hard for me to remember, the 7s, 8s, and 9s come to mind. Of course, that was back before…

## Representing Multiples

Looking for a work product that will allow your kiddos to show their creativity, but also show that they understand multiples? Check out this Multiples Madness poster for representing multiples….

## Comparing Fractions Poster

An important part of being a flexible mathematician is knowing that one size does not fit all. In other words, mathematicians use different strategies depending on the situation. A good…

## Demystifying the Distributive Property

Okay, raise your hand if you’re an elementary teacher and just the mention of the distributive property makes you break out in a cold sweat. Go ahead…no one can see…