I love this blog because I have a chance to bring (hopefully!) relevant and useful topics based on a snapshot of what is going on in schools every day! Today, we’re going to tackle subtraction with regrouping.
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Once students have a solid conceptual understanding of equivalent fractions and comparing fractions, the next thing we want to work on is helping kids add and subtract fractions, whether with common or uncommon denominators.
In this post, we move from just talking about math problems like we were doing in Kindergarten, into the 1st grade classroom where kids are able to answer a variety of part/whole problems.
Ever get confused by all the strategies out there for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division? What if there were a fun, friendly, character that you could associate with each strategy to help you keep them straight??
Fact fluency still matters, but timed tests often do more harm than good, despite the teacher’s best intentions. Instead of resulting in the development of mathematical fluency for students, timed tests usually result in student anxiety. It’s time for educators to give timed tests a time out.