The Relationship between Multiplication and Division

Mathematics is a very logical science, built on rules, principles, and relationships. Mathematical thinking is based on the sequential study of procedures, first with concrete objects, then with visual models, and only then with abstract symbols and concepts. This systematic approach to learning allows students to grasp the meaning of mathematical operations and the connection […]

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Numbers to 1000 Part 1: Two-Digit Numbers

Math mindset or mathematical thinking is a logical process that isn’t necessarily related to numbers, but basic math language is absolutely dependant on them. That’s why Happy Numbers prepared a comprehensive summary on how numbers to 1000 are taught in its curriculum. This overview unifies counting, number sequencing, notation, and place value. For Part 1, […]

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Comparison of Whole Numbers within 1000

In Pre-K and Kindergarten, students learn a lot about numbers: their names, notation, sequencing, and counting. With a foundation of different visual representations, they grasp that each number can answer the question, “How many objects are in a group?” This logically brings students to a new mathematical skill, comparison.   There are two widely-known pedagogical […]

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5 Concepts Best Explained with a Placе Value Chart and Disks

Elementary students really enjoy learning based on tangible experience. When they can touch, move, and mix concrete objects, the learning process feels like a game, and this entertainment-type cognition is more natural for such young explorers. On the other hand, education should educate, and by providing students with toys or too much stimulation teachers may […]

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Grade 4 Overview: Working with Number Positions

All the knowledge students have accumulated about the place value over the previous grades will be used and expanded in Grade 4. This year, they will learn numbers within one million, study rounding, multiply and divide multi-digit numbers, learn the concept and properties of divisibility, and work with fractions in unit, fraction, and decimal forms. […]

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Grade 3 Overview: Introducing Fractions

Grade 3 is an amazing time of huge discoveries in math! After comprehensive practiсe with addition and subtraction in previous grades, students now encounter multiplication and division, get a first taste of fractions and area measurement, delve deeply into arrays, and even touch on algebra. Such a wide and varied agenda inspired Happy Numbers to […]

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Grade 2 Overview: Fluency with Addition and Subtraction

The world of numbers is extremely vast, and that is the main idea students explore in Grade 2. They extend their knowledge of numbers from 100 to 1000 and review operations they learned in Grade 1 with larger numbers. The fluency with addition and subtraction students grasp within this school year creates a firm foundation […]

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