Math Tip Monday: Place Value in Third Grade

By the time students arrive in third grade, the explicit teaching of place value is not reflected in the Common Core State Standards.  In fact, place value is very much ignored by the Common Core…

Math Tip Monday December Keeping Math Meaningful

Do your students dread the multi-step word problems?  Do they even know that it is a 2 step word problem?  Join the club.  I refer to these kinds of problems as CURVE BALLS. You’re expecting…

How to Teach Algebraic Thinking with the Distributive Property

Last year was the first year I had to teach under the Common Core math standards.  Under the Common Core standards for third grade math is this doozy of a standard:  CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.OA.B.5  Teaching the Distributive Property…

Math Tip Monday October: Addition and Subtraction Facts Grade 3

By third grade we hope that most of our third graders know most of their addition and subtraction facts from memory.  But usually they don’t.  So do we spend precious math time drilling and killing…

Math Tip Monday September Number Sense Grade 3

Math Tip Monday September:  Number Sense Rounding.  What teacher doesn’t dread having to teach rounding.  As a third grade teacher, I have been accustomed to receiving 2nd graders who had exposure in learning how to…

Math Tip Monday August Back to School Math Ideas

If it’s Monday, it must be a Math Tip! As a third grade teacher, I want to know the math levels of my students who are coming into a new school year.  I want to…

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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