## Comparison Problems for Pumpkins

Posted by Angie Seltzer on 10/28/2023 to
K-5 Algebraic Thinking

What should students know about mathematical comparison? In this article, you'll learn about the progression across grades K-8, get tips for teaching ways to compare, and learn to incorporate algebraic thinking. Since most students are familiar with pumpkins, we will use pumpkins in the examples!

## 4 Easy Tips for Equality and Equations

Posted by Angie Seltzer on 8/26/2023 to
K-5 Algebraic Thinking

Do your students understand the equals sign and equations? Many students struggle with understanding the concept of equality. However, equality is a foundation for algebra. In this article, we'll explore tips and tricks to help your students conquer the equals sign, avoid common misconceptions, and take equations to the next level.

## January Funday: Create Expressions with 2, 0, 2, & 3

Posted by Angie Seltzer on 12/23/2022 to
K-5 Algebraic Thinking

Create Expressions with 2, 0, 2, and 3

Start the new year with a versatile activity that can be modified easily! Have elementary or middle school students write expressions using 2, 0, 2, and 3. Download a FREE worksheet with instructions and a table for values up to 23. This activity can help students review 5 key concepts.

1. Adding or Multiplying with Zero2. Order of Operations3. Using Exponents4. Expressions with Parentheses5. Making Organized Lists