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What I Have Learned about Place Value Manipulatives

What I Have Learned about Place Value Manipulatives
I recently saw a post on social media with a fun place value activity. The teacher was using saltine crackers as a hundred, thin pretzel rods as a ten and marshmallows as ones. Students would use these materials to build a variety of three-digit numbers. Fun! In general, I don't hate it! .... except that in this case I did. This activity was going to be used to introduce place value. **Major …
How to Use Numberless Word Problems to Boost Student Success

How to Use Numberless Word Problems to Boost Student Success

A Quick (And Clever!) Way to Teach Subtraction

A Quick (And Clever!) Way to Teach Subtraction