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...]

## Math Log – Fractions Day 1

Introducing Fractions I love fractions, though they can be conceptually difficult for elementary kids to understand. They are often just starting to grasp whole numbers and place value and now we are … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Place Value Day 9

Place Value Patterns Okay I really think we might be getting close. We are two weeks into this and we are learning and exploring and taking the time to really understand the importance of Place … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Place Value Day 8

Beyond a Million I am getting close to wrapping up Place Value for my 2-3rd graders. Some kids were asking me what is beyond a million. So I displayed this chart through my doc camera. … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Place Value Day 6

Reading and Saying Numbers Day 6 and going strong! A deep understanding of Place Value is crucial for math conceptual knowledge, so I take my time and do a variety of activities so that students … [Read more...]