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    Understanding Fractions On A Number Line

    Helping students develop an understanding of fractions on a number line, is not an easy task. That’s exactly why I like to infuse some hands-on activities + fraction fun into our…

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    Fractions On A Number Line

    Hi there, Friends!  Last week I decided to tackle fractions on a number line. I’ll admit it… I was a bit nervous planning for the week! I mean having taught third…

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    Distributive Property of Multiplication

    For many years I dreaded having to teach my 3rd graders the Distributive Property of Multiplication. They just always seemed to struggle!   Then one day I had an idea that changed…

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    Fun With Fractions

    I’ve decided to focus this post on a topic that is extremely difficult for our 3rd-grade babies to understand… FRACTIONS! Besides elapsed time, year after year I find my students having…