### Math Journal: "Tools for your Toolbox"

I have been asked time and time again about math journals… How do you use them? What is the most effective way to structure them? Can Fi...

### Number Line Jumping

This is a fun way to add and subtract simple numbers on a number line. This idea originated from the activity that goes with Hap Palmer'...

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### Place Value Styrofoam Cups - Directions

Directions for making a set of place value styrofoam cups. They can be used to understand place value, practice counting forward and backward, learn the names of large numbers, and decompose numbers to expanded form. The kids I have used these with really enjoy them! I would love to hear any other i...

### My Not-So-Pinteresty Anchor Charts | One Stop Teacher Shop

Anchor chart inspiration for elementary teachers. Use my Not-So-Pinteresty Anchor Charts for Reading, Math, Grammar, and Writing.

### Teaching Exponents

We have been busy in math working on exponents! I have an accelerated 5th grade group, so we needed to cover 5th and 6th grade standards on...

### Multiply and Divide by Powers of Ten! • Teacher Thrive

Multiply and Divide by Powers of Ten can be a challenging math concept for your students to grasp. Use these tips to instill and conceptual understanding.

### How to Make Multiplying Fractions Exciting

[] The algorithm for multiplying fractions is easy, especially if you’ve already covered adding and subtracting fractions, which presumably has exposed your kids to lots of practice with reducing and the idea of simplest…

### Decimal Place Value With Playing Cards!

In this quick and easy decimal place value game, students compete against one another to form the highest decimal number using playing cards.

Rounding WITHOUT Rhyming. Teaching rounding through number sense, number lines and an understanding of numbers!

### Place Value Foldables

Updated 2/26/15 https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Place-Value-Foldables-913732 My class has been examining number patt...

### Using a Meter Stick as a Number Line Part 2

Here is a post where I explain how I teach placing fractions and decimals on a meter stick number line. For awhile, I had the meter s...

### This and That!

This post is going to be all over the place! There is a little bit of 6th grade math, a little bit of advanced 3rd grade math, and a limite...

### Models for Decimal Place Value - Math Coach's Corner

I seem to be on a place value theme this week, so I thought I’d give decimal place value a shout out. Even though decimals are taught in the older grades, let’s not forget the value of using manipulatives whenever you introduce a new concept. Remember that all new learning should start on the concrete […]

### Number Line Worksheets | Dynamic Number Line Worksheets

These dynamic number line worksheets allow you to select different variables to customize for your needs. These number line worksheets are randomly created and will never repeat.

### Trading Places | Activity | Education.com

Introduce decimals and place value with this fun math card game for fourth grade students.