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Monthly Archives: January 2014
Just this year I learned how to use a Venn diagram to find the greatest common factor of two or more numbers using the prime factors. Venn diagrams have always been a part of students’ experience, integrated into literature discussions, … Continue reading
One of my goals this year as a math coach is to introduce the 4th grade teachers and students to a variety of multiplication and division strategies. Though they were a bit nervous and apprehensive at first, I am so … Continue reading
Yup. Another great activity from a session given at NCTM Baltimore by Jane and John Felling from Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks. The task is easily adaptable by simply increasing (or decreasing) the number of dice to accommodate for whole … Continue reading
“That’s so cool!” said one of my 5th grade advanced students as he started to realize that all of the factors of a number can be determined by rearranging and/or grouping the prime factors of the number. (Yes, I know … Continue reading
This was a great FREE activity for my 6th graders to quickly review place value concepts. Scan the QR code for a link to the activity (or click here). There were an abundance of codes, so I selected a wide … Continue reading
You Be the Ref! could just as easily be You Be the Teacher! Students examine a set of completed tree diagrams to see if the composite numbers were factored properly. Any errors (i.e. multiplication errors, use of addition, incomplete factorization … Continue reading