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Teaching Place Value? How NOT to do it Wrong!

If understanding place value means correctly interpreting the value of a digit based on its place in a number, then just having students use a place value chart is probably not enough! Teaching place value…

No Tricks – Just How to Round on a Number Line

It wasn’t until a few years after the Common Core was adopted in California did I start teaching students how to round on a number line.  Before that, what did I use?   Rounding rhymes, tricks,…

Unitizing? Yes! It’s an Important Big Math Idea

Unitizing is not only a mathematical term, but it’s also a business term.  Have you ever wondered when businesses ship hundreds of boxes, how do they keep track? By unitizing!  The shipping company will unitize…

Place Value Doesn’t Have to be Boring!

Teaching second grade has given me a much better understanding of how second graders are prepared for third grade.  If you examine the Common Core State Standards for Math, you will see that place value…

Geometry on Google Slides®

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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