Practicing Division facts with Number Bars/tape diagrams

Have you used number bars/tape diagrams (similar to equation strips) to show division and practice visual factoring? I am always looking for visual ideas and this one seemed right. I tried this with my students and it was a great success. I used cards like the ones below for different …

Multi-Digit Multiplication, Area model, Partial Products algorithm, Puzzles, Word problems

Multi-digit multiplication is considered one of the most “challenging” concepts to teach students. The reason for this view is, in my opinion, the fact that understanding multi-digit multiplication requires students to have gained a deep understanding of place value, and the multiplication properties. As the digits increase the process of …

Place Value – Representing and adding 2/3 digit numbers with manipulatives

Base ten blocks, bead strings, 100 grids, place value discs and more manipulatives provide hands-on ways to learn place value, number concepts, operations, measurement, and much more. Students use these manipulatives to physically represent numbers so they can develop a deeper understanding. Building number combinations with manipulatives helps students understand …

Missing Numbers on the Multiplication table-Web Game

Today we would like to share with you our latest web game/activity”Missing Numbers”. “Missing Numbers” is a free interactive game played on the multiplication table. The goal is to place all the missing numbers in the correct position on the table. It’s perfect for virtual learning and a great way …

Multi-Digit Multiplication Games- Print and digital

Many of you have been asking for 2-digit and more multiplication games. The truth is that I haven’t shared any because concepts like multi-digit multiplication that need the students to take time and do calculations are not offered for the best games. However, I have created some game-like activities that …

Multi-Trap – multiplication facts, multiples, factors

The Binions are back for more adventures this time in a new game to practice multiplication and division facts, multiples, and factors. The game is an extension of the Multiplication Mission resource below. Multiplication Mission – arrays, properties, multiples, factors, division The game is played in two ways and it …

Addition and Subtraction Games – print and digital

Below you will find a collection of free games. Most of the games have a print and google slides version and some of them have a web version as well. The links will take you to a post where you will find the instructions, the print files to download, and …

Multiplication Mission – arrays, properties, multiples, factors, division

Multiplication facts fluency is very important as it is the base for many concepts like multi-digit multiplication, equivalent fractions, division, and, much more. Multiplication facts practice deserves time and effort. Rushing into drills that promote meaningless memorization with endless repetition will not help in the long run. Allow students to …

Fractions Games and activities – Equivalence, make 1, compare, add, subtract, like, unlike

As per your request here are all the fraction games by Mathcurious. Most of the games are free and come with a google slides version as well. The task cards come with a free version. Introducing Fractions Multiplayer games – print and Digital (board games, memory game, and bingo cards) …

Addition and subtraction with 100 grids and 100 chart

Grades 1-3 Using 100 grids to solve addition and subtraction problems is a great way for students to understand place value and regrouping. Placing/coloring tens and ones on a 100 (or more) grid helps them represent the first number and then add or subtract the second. They can see how …