How to Teach 4th Grade Multiplication: Complex Concepts 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 eyes, your student is stuck on a multi-digit multiplication problem. By the time students reach 4th grade, […]

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What Is a Word Problem? (And How to Solve Them!) 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 to help students see what happens in the real world. Word problems often show […]

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What Characteristics Make a Good Teacher? PIC 1 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 teachers wonder if they possess […]

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Fun Ways to Teach Multiplication to 3rd Graders 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 of the concept. So, how can you teach […]

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16 Classroom Math Games for Learning and Fun “We’re going to play a math game,” you announce and the class cheers. Classroom games are a great way to boost engagement and make learning fun. Most children love playing games in the classroom. However, it’s not always easy to target every skill with a game. Plus, […]

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What Is a Mathematical Equation? Have you seen something that looks like this: x = 3 + 5 – 4(2)? This is an equation. However, do you know exactly what an equation is? This can be a confusing part of math for many people. However, the concept is really rather simple. Equation: Math Definition An […]

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How to Use a Number Chart to 100 “1, 2, 3, 4, 5…” the children count as they move their fingers along their charts. Counting to one hundred is an important skill that children must learn, usually in first grade. The Purpose of a 100 Number Chart 1 to 100 charts can serve various purposes […]

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