Fractions Activity Cards – equivalence, compare, complete one, addition (print and digital)

Gaining a conceptual understanding of fractions early on with visual models is critical. To avoid students memorizing rules like “ magic tricks” to come up with the answers and then forgetting or misremembering them it is important to help them understand where these rules come from. Teachers provide visual models …

Equivalence (addition and subtraction) – Printable and Digital Activity Cards

Grades 1-3 Scales are a great hands-on tool for comparing numbers and learning about equivalence and it is a lot of fun for students to use. These printable and digital activity cards aim to help practice equivalence and addition/subtraction using the concept of the scale. The students can use a …

Decimals, Decimal fractions, Percentages – print and digital

Decimal numbers is often a challenging concept for students. When teaching decimal numbers, I first review the basics of thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones and then introduce tenths, hundredths, and thousandths. I always start with decimal fractions and how they translate into decimal numbers. Make sure that your students understand that decimal …

The Great Escape! Multiplication, division, prime numbers (print, Google slides, and web two-player game)

With “The Great Escape” the players will practice multiplication facts, recognizing square numbers, and prime numbers. It is a great way to initiate conversations and explain about square numbers, and prime numbers if the students are not familiar with them already. The game is recommended for ages 8 and up. …