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Comfortable with Uncomfortable
Division with decimals, particularly decimal divisors has always been a challenging topic for me to wrap my head around. Based on my own procedural understanding of this concept, it was impossible for me to conceive of teaching division with decimals … Continue reading
Counting By, Number Lines and Decimals
The concept of Counting Circles was introduced to me by Sadie, either during TMC or Global Math (thought, I’m not sure exactly). Jessica Shumway’s book, Number Sense Routines: Building Numerical Literacy Every Day in Grades K3, taught me a little … Continue reading
Let’s Rock and Roll!
Practicing reading and writing decimal numbers can be a bit monotonous. So, why not spice it up with some dice? One of the games I learned from Jane Felling’sÂ Power Play session at NCTM Baltimore was called “Rock and Roll.” This … Continue reading