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Quick images to represent and compare numbers

Quick images to represent and compare numbers
During this school year, students have learned to represent numbers using a variety of strategies, including counters, tally marks, number lines and tens frames. Ten frames are a great way to not only help students represent numbers but also help…
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What Do You Mean Base 10?

What Do You Mean Base 10?
What Do You Mean Base 10? Well our entire place value system is based on 10. In the visual below it shows how it would take 10 ones to make 1 ten. It would then take 10 tens to make…
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Building Place Value Understanding in the 3rd Grade Classroom

Building Place Value Understanding in the 3rd Grade Classroom
What is Place Value? Place Value is the value of a digit in a number based on the location of the digit. Place Value understanding is essential for students to add and subtract multi-digit numbers. Students need to understand that…
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Using Five Frames to reinforce positive choices

Using Five Frames to reinforce positive choices
Have you ever thought about using Five Frames to reinforce positive choices within the classroom? The first few months of school are spent building community within the classroom. Part of building community is reinforcing positive choices. Teachers use a variety…
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