Why are fractions on the number line often difficult? Students must understand three essential concepts.
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- Fractions on the Number Line
- Generalizing Area of Polygons
- Area of Circles and Ellipses
- Studying Snow Density
- Explain Your Thinking
- Model Relationships
- What are the CORE Math Goals?
- A New Direction
- Compare the Goals
- Grouping While Counting
- Keep Trying!
- Why Delay Formulas?
- Visualize Counting Patterns
- Why Use Ruler Grids?
- Estimate Pi
Posted by Angie Seltzer on 4/2/2018 to 6-8 Geometry
Why are there so many different formulas for area? You can help students by focusing on a general formula.
Posted by Angie Seltzer on 3/12/2018 to 6-8 Geometry
A ratio can help you find the area of any circle or ellipse.
Posted by Angie Seltzer on 2/13/2018 to 6-8 Ratios & Proportions
Snow can be an inspiration for a math activity on a snowy day.
Posted by Angie Seltzer on 1/17/2018 to K-5 Math Habits
Are you giving kids lots of opportunities to explain math to each other?
Posted by Angie Seltzer on 11/18/2017 to K-5 Math Habits
Do your students know how to use drawings and models to solve problems?
Posted by Angie Seltzer on 8/29/2017 to Overview
How can you identify and communicate core math goals?
Posted by Angie Seltzer on 6/21/2017 to Overview
What changes can you expect at the K-8 Math Sense website?
Posted by Angie Seltzer on 9/8/2016 to Overview
How can you quickly compare goals across grades?
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?
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.