I spend almost four weeks on place value with my 2-3rd grade class. Having a deep understanding of place value is a crucial math foundation, so it's worth it to me to take this long. Every year, I … [Read more...]
Place Value Assessment for Primary Learners
I am joining a group of excellent math teachers for a blog hop series called "Fly on the math teacher's wall." The purpose is for each of use to spend time talking about misconceptions, issues, and … [Read more...]
Place Value – What Comes Next?
One of my favorite place value activities for my 3-4 graders is "What Comes Next?" I show them a Base Ten single cube, then a tens bar, hundreds, and then the thousands. We … [Read more...]
Place Value – Foundation for strong math knowledge
A Place Value Common Core standard, in a variety of digits and numbers, is in every grade from Kindergarten to Fifth grade. So we need to carefully attend to our students understanding of place value. … [Read more...]