## The Standard Algorithm for Multidigit Addition and Subtraction in 3 Easy Steps

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...

## Online Multiplication Fact Practice Game

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...

## Understanding CRA

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...

## Ten Flashing Fireflies: Booklet for the Combinations of Ten

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...

## Place Value Models for Young Children

To truly understand place value, students need to not only identify the place, or position, a digit is sitting in (e.g., the 4 is in the tens place or there are 4 tens), but they also need to understand the value of that digit (e.g., the value of the 4 in the tens...