Teaching estimation is an important part of multiplication instruction--even when sometimes lessons don't go the way we plan! Today's post shows how my students had some problems with multiplying--but it ended up being a powerful learning experience!

Concept Sorts--Deep Thinking about Fractions.So many textbook lessons fail to give our students the experiences of deep thinking and quality math talk.

The Teacher Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating: When Problem Solving, Precision, and Computation Meet: 5 Ideas to Ponder

Teaching students to solve problems and make sense of problems is so important. Check out this post with ideas about how to help students' problem solving skills and independent with word problems.

Cool math-themed books to integrate into your elementary math lessons

Using concrete models to teach multiplication, arrays, factors, prime and composite numbers, and more is so important. Check out this lesson with tips on teaching these important math skills!

Using number talks to increase students' flexibility with numbers.

Teaching students to "make sense" of problems might be just as important as the math found in the problem! Check out today's post for some helpful hints to try with your students!

The Teacher Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating: Fraction Misconceptions

10 Fun Games and Activities to introduce multiplication! Teach students to build fluency, practice strategies hands on, and ultimately memorize their multiplication facts! Perfect for any and grade classroom!

So often we just to computation with fractions before really digging in to the concepts. Check out this post with some ideas about how to get students REASONING about fractions to build deep understanding!

Area and Perimeter Studies: Part Talk, Guided Practice, and More! - The Teacher Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating

The Teacher Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating: Blast from the past.Number Lines. Are YOU challenging your students enough?

Multiplication Go is sure to be a hit with your students. Incorporating walking and learning into one fun game, Multiplication Go is an active multiplication activity that gets kids out of their seats and out into the school to find clues to solve math pr