Ten-Frames – A Games Approach to Number Sense
"How can you help students visualize numbers in a way that is compatible with our base-ten number system?" The answer is simple: use ten-frames. Whether they're being used as a part of classroom routines or as instructional tools, this...
K - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Adding Mixed Numbers (Unlike Denominators)
Mix things things up in your elementary math class with a series of problem-solving exercises. Presented with a series of mixed number word problems, young mathematicians are asked to solve them by using either visual fraction models or...
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Locating Fractions Greater than One on the Number Line
Supplement your lesson on improper fractions with this simple resource. Working on number lines labeled with whole numbers between 0 and 5, young mathematicians represent basic improper fractions with halves and thirds. The fractions...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Understand a Fraction as a Number on a Number Line
Piece by piece young scholars build a basic understanding of fractions in a Common Core-designed elementary math lesson. Through a series of hands-on activities and journaling exercises, and with the help of multiple online resources,...
3rd - 4th Math
Multiply a Fraction by a Whole Number Using Visual Models and Repeated Additon
Learning how to visualize is an important step in the growth of young mathematicians. The first video in this two-part series helps learners develop this ability by using visual models to explain multiplication of fractions by whole...
4 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Use a Number Line to Generate Equivalent Fractions
Add to the toolbox of young mathematicians by teaching them to compare fractions using number lines. The final video in this series models the process for labeling and comparing fractions on number lines with multiple supporting...
5 mins 2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Extend a Fraction Using a Number Line
Add depth to your class' understanding of fractions with video seven of this nine-part series. Building on prior experience representing fractions on number lines, young mathematicians learn to identify and extend patterns involving the...
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
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