Decimal-Escape (+google slides version)

Grades 3 and up Decimal fractions, decimals. It seems that this week will be all about decimal numbers, and decimal fractions. Similar to Fraction Escape, Decimal Escape can be played as a single-player or multiplayer game. The goal is to land on three equivalent tiles to escape the rooms. The …

Decimal Fractions, Decimal Numbers , Percentages – Visual cards perfect for Card Games

Grades 3 and up Decimal Fractions to Decimals Decimals are a challenging concept and many students find it confusing. The key is to provide a lot of visuals and make sure students understand fractions. Decimals include a decimal point to represent a whole number plus a fraction of a whole number (tenths, hundredths, …

“Number Builder” ( 6-digit digital activity/tool with base 10 blocks)

“Number Builder” is a digital activity/tool that works with base ten blocks. We all know how important it is for students to practice representing numbers with base ten blocks to gain a deep understanding of place value and regrouping. In my search for the perfect digital activities/games that use 10 …

Teaching Binary Numbers

The connection of binary number system to computers makes it a very interesting concept for students. The binary number system helps to store information of all kinds on computers. Computers use binary digits (or bits) because they can only read and store an on or off charge. So, using 0 …

Learning Fractions

What makes fractions challenging for students? I recently came across a few articles about teaching fractions and realized that educators and parents share the opinion that fractions and their operations are one of the most difficult concepts for students to grasp. Learning the various fraction operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, comparing, simplifying) …