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...]

## Probability Around Us

Teaching probability almost seems at odds to teaching math, especially when students are used to hearing there is only one right answer (which isn't always the case, but that's for another blog post). … [Read more...]

## Real Life Area Project – Ms. Terra Cotta Tile Company

I like to make math as real as possible. My 4-5th graders are studying geometry and most recently area and perimeter. Here is a fun and real activity that is a tradition in my class that my new … [Read more...]