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Working with Fractions: Subtracting Fractions

Last, but not least, we’re closing out our Working with Fractions series with subtracting fractions with Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract (CPA) means.  When it comes to subtracting fractions, this operation is very similar to adding fractions in how students...

Finding the least common denominator? Find out why that’s more work and see how understanding equivalent fractions make adding fractions easier!

Working with Fractions: Dividing Fractions

For most of us dividing fraction is one of those things where we got the right answer in math, but we don’t really remember why. Most of us memorized a procedure with a concept we don't understand: “don’t ask why, just invert and multiply.” Maybe it’s time to ask...

Working with Fractions: Multiplying Fractions

Fractions are a hot topic in most of our schools, especially as most of our M3 project schools are nearing our state testing coming up in the spring! Most fraction units are positioned in the school year so students can get as much exposure to fractions as possible....

Math Games: Fractions – Cover/Uncover!

Help students visualize the relationship between fractional parts with this simple, easily-differentiated fractions game!

Math Mights Showdown: Subtraction Edition!

Showing off subtraction problem solving skills, Math Mights style!

Show off your problem solving skills with Math Mights Showdown!

Math Game Tutorials: Strategy Games

Strategy games are an important strand of math games that are designed to help kids become more strategic in their thinking and should be threaded throughout our math workshop. Bonus: these games are fun, fast-paced, and simple to play anywhere!