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Great trick for teaching how to make 10. Students use a highlighter to find the "10" and then circle the other number with a crayon. Brilliant!

This explains the Order of Operations. It addresses the Common Core 5th Grade Math Operations and Algebraic Thinking stardard 5.OA.1: Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.


How To Read A Ruler Poster

Great activities for teaching fractions of an inch- and fractions on a numberline

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Adding and Subtracting Fractions Using the Four-Square Method

When I first started teaching adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators to my fifth graders, I quickly realized that they needed some concrete step-by-step directions. They also needed a way to organize their work. I racked my brain for a little while before coming up with this graphic organizer. My students love it, and they never confuse the steps again!

For when we start teaching money in 1st grade so our kids can do well on STAR even though money is not in our standards to teach in 1st....

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When Differentiation Feels Impossible

Nice visual ~ link leads to inspirational message on the challenges related to differentiation.