Angie's Math Minutes Blog

A New Direction

Posted by Angie Seltzer on 6/21/2017 to Overview
TpT's New Direction
Why am I changing the direction of the K-8 Math Sense website?  

Compare the Goals

Posted by Angie Seltzer on 9/8/2016 to Overview
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Grouping While Counting

Posted by Angie Seltzer on 4/28/2016 to K-5 Base 10 Operations
Why should you encourage kids to group objects as they count them?

Keep Trying!

Posted by Angie Seltzer on 4/19/2016 to K-5 Math Habits

Help kids learn to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

Why Delay Formulas?

Posted by Angie Seltzer on 4/5/2016 to K-5 Measurement
Why Delay Formulas?
Have your students gotten mixed up with area and perimeter formulas? If you delay formulas and focus on the meanings, students are more likely to succeed with area and perimeter. 

Visualize Counting Patterns

Posted by Angie Seltzer on 3/30/2016 to K-5 Algebraic Thinking
Why Use Ruler Grids?
Have your students studied patterns on 1-100 charts with 10 numbers per row and noticed patterns with 9s and 11s? Other charts can also help students visualize patterns.

Why Use Ruler Grids?

Posted by Angie Seltzer on 3/29/2016 to K-5 Fractions
Why Use Ruler Grids?
Ruler grids have dark and light lines to show whole units and fractional parts.

Estimate Pi

Posted by Angie Seltzer on 3/13/2016 to 6-8 Geometry
Estimate Pi
Help students estimate the value of pi by comparing a circle to a square or hexagon.


Posted by Angie Seltzer on 3/12/2016 to Overview
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