Place Value Tens and Hundreds So this is a start of a new math week. Normally I have four days of math a week, but because of Halloween (eek!), we only had three. So this is week two of Place Value, … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Place Value Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 - Place Value Making Groups Part 2 If you are just joining, I am doing a daily Math Log of how I teach place value. So click here to go back to Day 1. This serves two purposes: let … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Place Value Day 2

Making Groups Part 1 So to review, yesterday I dumped a bunch of rice all over the carpet in my classroom. It was an engaging way to elicit discussion of place value, as they developed strategies … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Place Value Day 1

I am often asked, "What does math look like in your classroom?" So I am going to record here what I do every day, from the start of a topic to the end. Today we kicked off a new math topic, Place … [Read more...]

## Math is everywhere!

What if I could harness all the power of those numbers and have my students see them to and then do mental math every time? For example, if they are on the elevator and see a number, they could … [Read more...]