## Modeling Division

It’s impossible to overstate the importance of the third grade math curriculum. Students get their first real exposure to multiplication, division, and fractionsโall critical math ideas. We must approach instruction…

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## Modeling Division

## Why Students Don’t Know Their Basic Math Facts and How to Help

## Multi-Digit Computation Game

## Long Division Choice Board

## Brain-Boosting Equations

## What IS Problem-Solving?

## Building Understanding for the Math Operations

## Dominoes Multiplication/Division Fact Families

## Who’s Doing the Talking? The Power of Number Talks

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It’s impossible to overstate the importance of the third grade math curriculum. Students get their first real exposure to multiplication, division, and fractionsโall critical math ideas. We must approach instruction…

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…

Computational fluency is still a goal for mathematics instruction. What’s changed is how we approach computation. We have shifted from teaching one methodโtypically the standard algorithmโto a strategy-based approach. Today,…

If you asked your students what the purpose of math is, what do you think they’d say? This post contains affiliate links, which simply means that when you use my…

Are you looking for a way to provide your students with engaging computation practice? Today I have a super fun, brain-boosting, elementary math equations game! Brain-Boosting Equations is an activity…

Ask teachers about problem-solving strategies, and you’re opening a can of worms! Opinions about the “best” way to teach problem-solving are all over the board. And teachers will usually argue…

How did you learn arithmetic? By that I mean basic multi-digit computation, such as subtracting with regrouping, multi-digit multiplication, or “long” division. I learned totally by memorizing a series of…

Third grade is such a critical year for developing the concepts of multiplication and division. It’s important that students get lots of concrete experience making equal groups and representing them…

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So, I’m starting out today with a pop quiz. Ha ha. What do the following number sentences have in common? NO calculators! They all equal 120, don’t they? Do you…