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 …

Introducing Fractions- misconceptions, print, and digital activity cards.

Both educators and parents agree that fractions and their operations are one of the most difficult concepts for students to grasp. What makes fractions so challenging for students? The introduction of the concept of fractions comes with a new vocabulary, new rules, new symbols, and the new concept of values between zero …

Halloween Digital Activities- Forming numbers, Quantities, Number Sense (google slides)

Counting, recognizing numbers as quantities visually, and combining different quantities to form/model numbers are important skills that enforce number sense in grades k,1, and 2. A strong number sense is crucial for future understanding of more complex math topics. Number sense building activities Count out loud together as a class …

Halloween Activities-Addition/Subtraction, 2-digit numbers

Today’s resource is a fun Halloween themed one! The students are asked to select the correct candy for the trick or treaters after solving a problem. This collection of digital activity cards allows students to practice addition and subtraction of 2-digit numbers with regrouping and without. The slides offer visual …

Missing Numbers and Twisted Multiplication Tables activity cards (+google slides)

Many interesting and fun activities can be done on the multiplication table for the students to discover patterns, find relations and make connections. This will help them gain fluency and automaticity with the multiplication and division facts. Filling in the missing numbers on the multiplication table is one of my …

Representing Decimal Numbers using base 10 blocks. (Printable and Digital Activity Cards)

Understanding place value is essential for developing a solid foundation of mathematical understanding. The Base 10 blocks are a great manipulative for visualizing and understanding place value for whole numbers and for decimal numbers. When introducing Decimals I always start with decimal fractions and how they can be represented with …

Multiplication Facts Activity-cards-worksheets (+Google slides version)

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

Representing numbers using Base 10 Blocks (up to 6 digits) Printable task-cards and interactive slides.

We all know how important it is for students to practice representing numbers using Base 10 blocks. Base Ten Blocks provide hands-on ways to learn place value. They help students physically represent numbers so they can develop a deeper understanding of place value and regrouping and trading. Students should be …

Fractions Activity Cards – equivalence, compare, complete one, addition (print and digital)

Gaining a conceptual understanding of fractions early on with visual models is critical. To avoid students memorizing rules like “ magic tricks” to come up with the answers and then forgetting or misremembering them it is important to help them understand where these rules come from. Teachers provide visual models …

Decimals, Decimal fractions, Percentages – print and digital

Decimal numbers is often a challenging concept for students. When teaching decimal numbers, I first review the basics of thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones and then introduce tenths, hundredths, and thousandths. I always start with decimal fractions and how they translate into decimal numbers. Make sure that your students understand that decimal …