Back to School for many kids means the excitement of new shoes, new clothes, new school supplies, a new lunch box, and a new backpack, along with the anticipation of a new teacher and school year.Back to School for teachers can also mean new shoes, a new outfit or two, or a new hairstyle along with ... Read More about Best Year Ever Sale
While I was updating my Subtraction Fact Mental Strategy Count Up To Free Sample, I began thinking about concrete ways to introduce this subtraction fact strategy. I also started to realize that children who view subtraction as only meaning to take away would have a difficult time conceptualizing ... Read More about Subtraction is NOT Just Take Away!
Are you looking for engaging games and activities to help your students develop fluency with adding basic facts? Do you have students who require frequent practice to learn and apply addition fact strategies? If the answer is yes to either question, the plethora of resources included in my Addition ... Read More about 5 Free & Nifty Ways to Improve Addition Fact Fluency
One of the things I love most about teaching is the continual learning process. I eventually became an "old teacher" but I never tired of learning "new tricks". Several years before I retired, I participated in extensive professional development about math instruction. We were told at that time, we ... Read More about Why Teaching Addition Fact Strategies Is Important