Encouraging a love of numbers throughout childhood helps children to develop a strong understanding of numbers, which is often called having good number sense. Children with strong number sense have the ability to use numbers confidently, with flexibility and with place value understanding. This means a child with strong number sense understands relationships between numbers. […]

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I was teaching my son triple digit subtraction (oh so fun) when I realized he had hit a wall. He couldn’t grasp the rules of where the numbers needed to go, the order, the borrowing, it was just a big mess of crazy. So I slowed things down and tried working with our manipulatives. That […]

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  Joey from Made by Joey is with us today to share a fun game to play with our developing mathematicians.   This is a simple card game for early learners to help them learn the combinations of numbers that when added, equal 10. This game can be played with 2 or 3 players. Here […]

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Randi from Swoon is with us today to share a playful way to explore mathematical concepts with the budding young mathematicians in our lives… When I was in elementary school, my Dad would often help me with my homework. He had a great way of incorporating stories into the work, and I always looked forward […]

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