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Teacher’s Best Friend: Base-10 Blocks

Teacher’s Best Friend: Base-10 Blocks

Using base-10 blocks to represent equations is a great way to provide conceptual understanding of equations and demonstrate strategies for solving them...
Happy Numbers team· 02 Nov
Going from Concrete to Visual Representation: Combinations to 10

Going from Concrete to Visual Representation: Combinations to 10

Every year when I start things rolling in my third grade classroom, I am amazed at the levels of abilities of my students. There are always a handful of students who, for whatever reason, are lacking number sense in big ways. This handful of students typically struggles with making combinations to 10. So I do what any teacher would do best, I re-teach, and re-teach, and re-teach...
Happy Numbers team· 01 Nov