How to Teach Multiplication to 2nd Grade: Introducing the Concept

Learn to teach a strong foundation of multiplication concepts so that 2nd graders are set up for success in multiplication. “Two times two is four!” “Two times three is six!” “Two times four is eight!” You listen as a second grader recites her times tables enthusiastically. Although you want to encourage her, your reaction as […]

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Overview on Funding

How to Raise Funds for Your School Would you love to use Happy Numbers in your school, but you’re not sure how to pay for it? It would be great if funding for educational programs, apps, and resources magically appeared whenever you needed it. The reality is that you have to work within a budget, […]

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Tips for Writing a Winning Grant Proposal

Tips for Writing a Winning Grant Proposal So, you finally found a grant that could give you the funding you need for your district, school, or classroom. The next step is to apply for the grant! Usually, this involves writing a grant proposal, filling out application forms, and more. So, how do you set yourself […]

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How to Teach 4th Grade Multiplication: Complex Concepts

How to Teach 4th Grade Multiplication: Complex Concepts Learn how to teach multiplication to 4th graders so that they understand it on a deep level. The classroom is busy. However, out of the corner of your eye, you notice one of your students has given up. Head down on the desk and tears in her […]

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Solving Word Problems in Mathematics

What Is a Word Problem? (And How to Solve Them!) Learn what word problems are and how to solve them in 7 easy steps. In real life, math problems don’t usually present themselves as 3 + 5. Instead, things are usually a bit more complex. To show this, sometimes, math curriculum creators use word problems […]

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What Characteristics Make a Good Teacher?

Learn what the research says about what makes a good teacher. ? raising_hand.png Can you remember a favorite teacher from when you were in school? They were inspiring, made you laugh, or helped you learn a lot. Perhaps they did all three of these things. Good teachers leave an amazing impression on their students. Many […]

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Fun Ways to Teach Multiplication to 3rd Graders

Learn the best ways to teach multiplication to 3rd graders so that they achieve deep understanding. 3rd grade is famously the year during which children are supposed to master multiplication! But, don’t get out your multiplication charts yet. There is a lot of groundwork to lay to make sure students will have a strong understanding […]

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