Third Grade is the crucible for beginning critical thinking skill, developing depth of knowledge, and using common math sense. It is the final grade where students primarily focus on the basics of base ten adding, subtracting, multiplying, and
Shows how students can play their way to discovering the "aha moments" that lead to mastering math. Includes instruction for creating a preaddition kit. If students count out 10 items one at a time rather than by the two distinct groups of five in
Math is the only subject that starts "testing" students after just a few examples (and most class work could double as a test). It is okay to give students the answer when they are first learning a concept. All the other subjects do it. Why not
If you want students to learn to multiply with a double-digit, do not make it double confusing by mixing things up right away. Patterns lead students to the "aha-moment." And you never forget it, once you say, "aha!"