Before I get into the nitty-gritty of designing a new math curriculum, I need to discover the big picture. I'm a visual learner and I like to see an overview map. I have created maps for my older … [Read more...]

## Wrapping Up the End of our Math Year!

Because we are in the final weeks of school, I have woefully neglected this blog. I do have more Logs for Fractions that I am committed to finish, but as you know, the last month of school is so busy … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Fractions Day 4 (Fun FREEBIE for you)

Using our fraction kits, we played a game (from Marilyn Burns) called Cover-up. To play, everyone needs their fraction kit and you need a dice with these written on each side (1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/8, … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Fractions Day 3

Today I had my students get their fraction kit out (made in day 2), and we listed all the fraction equivalents for 1/2 on the whiteboard. 1/2 = 2/4, 4/8 = 1/2, 8/16 = 1/2, … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Fractions Day 2

After introducing fractions yesterday, today everyone is making a part of their own fraction kit. This is adapted from Marilyn Burn's (one of my math idols). You just need to have different colors … [Read more...]

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