Developing Number Sense
Middle schoolers develop number sense through a change in approach to the teaching and learning of mathematics. This approach focuses on students and their solution strategies rather than on a
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Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 7
Put on your thinking caps because middle school math has never been more interesting in this huge resource full of thought provoking questions. Written as a newsletter, the resource has 10 two-page newsletters with a variety of...
6th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Rational Number Project: Initial Fraction Ideas
Deepen the fractional number sense of young learners with this introductory lesson on equivalent fractions. After completing a short warm-up activity, children go on to work in pairs using fraction circles to complete a table of...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Micro-Geography of the Number Line
Young mathematicians dive into the number line to discover decimals and how the numbers infinitely get smaller in between. They click the zoom button a few times and learn that the number line doesn't just stop at integers. Includes a...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable