## Multiplication/Division Triangle Fact Cards

This video shows how Triangle Fact cards can be used to build quick recall with multiplication and related division facts. These cards take the place of traditional flash cards, and …

## Solving with Multiple Methods

If you are familiar with the Common Core Progressions documents, you may recognize the name Bill McCallum. He is a Common Core Standards author as well as an author of …

## Are your students “Number Shoppers” instead of “Problem Solvers”? Try numberless word problems!

“Number Shoppers”….we’ve all encountered them: students who just plow through a story problem, pulling numbers out as if they were just grabbing their favorite snacks off the shelf and tossing …

Digging deeper into decimal fractions? …there is a CAP for that! View the “Train the Trainer” video on “Relating Fractions to Decimals” below to ensure that your instruction has truly …

## Inside Mathematics Illuminates the Standards for Mathematical Practice

Do you ever find it difficult to to wrap your head around what each of the 8 Standards for Mathematical Practice might look like in your specific grade level? Or …

Students struggling with using fraction models to explain WHY two fractions are equivalent? …there is a CAP for that! View the “Train the Trainer” video on “Equivalent Fractions” below to …

## 3 Strategies to Keep Math Convo Moving

Most of us have some “go-to” questions to initiate math conversations…”How did you get that?” “Did anyone solve it another way?” “Does anyone disagree and why?”… But what do we …

Looking to build your content knowledge of 4th grade division strategies? YES…there is a CAP for that! View the “Train the Trainer” video on “Division Strategies” below to ensure that …

## Nervous about Number Talks? Now is the time to give them a try!

You most likely have heard the buzz about number talks, but the pressure of state testing may have had you feeling like you didn’t have the time to implement them …

Have you checked out the CAP Parent Trainings on the Elementary Mathematics Icon? Don’t worry….it’s not too late! While it is true that these trainings were designed with parents in …

## Assessing Mathematical Fluency

It is the end of the school year. You’ve spent time and energy teaching various math concepts so that your students have a conceptual understanding of content. Students in your …

## Stop Perpetuating Math Anxiety

“Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics; I assure you that mine are greater.” – Albert Einstein Are teachers increasing students’ anxiety levels in mathematics, especially as state testing …

## Multiplying Decimals 3 Act Task

Earlier this year, students built conceptual understanding of multiplication of whole numbers and decimals and multiplication of decimals by decimals. They used concrete models and grid paper to model the …

## FREE Common Core Aligned Online Interactive Math Practice

Checkout these two FREE interactive websites for additional math practice: www.tenmarks.com and www.frontrowed.com Both websites allow you to set up a free teacher account. You can then enter in your …

## Keeping Math Fun During and After Testing

Checkout this quick and easy read “Tips to Keep Math Fun During Testing” from the tenmarks.com blog.

## 5th grade HCTM Problem of the Month Winner February Edition!

Congratulations to the 5th grade winner of the Problem of the Month competition for February! There was more than 1,000 students that entered to win. The winner is Millay from …

## 3rd grade HCTM Problem of the Month Winner February Edition!

Congratulations to the 3rd grade winner of the Problem of the Month competition for February! The winner is Andrew from Ms. Bailey’s classroom at Chiles Elementary

## 13 rules that expire in Math!

Have you ever heard someone say, “When you multiply, your product is always greater than your factors”, “When you divide, your quotient is always less than your dividend and divisor.” …

## Looking at Line Plots in 4th Grade

In 3rd grade, students measured objects to the nearest half and quarter of an inch and displayed that data on a line plot. In standard MAFS.4.MD.2.4, 4th graders extend that …

## Engaging Computer Games to Build Multiplication Fact Fluency

Checkout these engaging online games to help increase fluency of multiplication facts. These games could be incorporated into a math block at school or accessed from home: Clear It http://www.abcya.com/clear_it_multiplication.htm …