Hands-On Science Fun (while making a mess!)

California State University at Long Beach (CSULB) Latino students treated my students to some hands-on science fun.  These students have majors in science and engineering.  Check out their website (http://www.csulbmaes.org). The college students worked with our…

Compare Fractions in Simple Ways with Manipulatives

Before I started teaching my third graders to compare fractions, I wanted to assess what they already knew about fractions.   True story.   I asked my students to write in their journal and complete this sentence:…

3 Effective Ways to Teach Geometry Vocabulary

If you’ve ever taken geometry from elementary school to college, you know that there’s a lot of geometry vocabulary that must be learned.  Think about all the geometry vocabulary for the names of the shapes,…

How I Taught Equivalent Fractions

I previously blogged about how I taught my third graders to compare fractions using models, number lines and fractions strips.  But what about equivalent fractions?  I used the same models, number lines and fractions strips…

Geometry on Google SlidesĀ®

These Interactive Digital Notebooks for Google Slides are now available in my TpT Store!

Click the link BELOW to see the Geometry Books!

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