Are you a 2nd Grade teacher who loses sleep over teaching the standard algorithm for multidigit addition and subtraction? Or a 3rd or 4th grade teacher trying to remediate students who can’t successfully add and subtract multidigit numbers? What if I told you it...

Are you looking for an engaging way for your students to practice their multiplication facts? Well, of course you are! Check out this engaging multiplication fact practice game! Math Lines, from ABCya, takes a different approach to multiplication facts. This super...

If you teach elementary math, then you have probably heard plenty about the concrete, representational, abstract sequence of instruction. It’s usually shortened to CRA. The idea is that concrete and representational (pictorial) experiences are required to make...

For many years, primary teachers taught fact families. If you look carefully at either the CCSSM or the Texas state standards, the TEKS, you will not see fact families mentioned at all. Why is that? This post contains affiliate links, which simply means that when you...

Math practice should be engaging for students, and what could be more engaging than connecting math to a charming children’s book? And while we want math to be engaging, let’s not forget that the goal is still to teach math skills, so it also has to be...

If you teach 3rd grade, you know that some students come to your class not knowing their basic addition and subtraction facts. And in 4th and 5th grade, there are students every year that lack mastery of ANY of their basic math facts—addition, subtraction,...