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22 Ways to use Place Value Strips to Teach Math – K-5

22 Ways to use Place Value Strips to Teach Math – K-5

The Math Salad Bar is an excellent tool to use in your classroom! But do you ever feel like you have manipulatives in your Salad Bar or storage closet that you aren't completely sure how to use with Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract (CPA) thinking?  (ICYMI - here’s the...

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Virtual Manipulatives for Virtual Math Instruction

Virtual Manipulatives for Virtual Math Instruction

Doesn't that sound amazing? Having virtual manipulatives at your fingertips, especially considering where we are in today in education (face-to-face, hybrid or even in-class), can certainly take your teaching of mathematical concepts to the next level.  In the...

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Place Value: More or Less

Place Value: More or Less

Got place value basics? Great! Now, let’s apply those concepts as we go deeper into place value with the idea of more and less!

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Place Value: Back to Basics

Place Value: Back to Basics

As we move from numeracy into number sense, one of the most important things we need students to understand is our place value system.  Typically, we start off our year learning about place value, reviewing from last year and then building on that. This year...

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