by Lucy R | Apr 30, 2014 | A-Z, geometry, math book

Wow, it is the last day of April already! I’ve had sick kids and I’ve been sick so it was really hard to make any posts the last few days… Oh, well. Remember when you learned the alphabet song and WXYZ always get squished together...
by Lucy R | Apr 28, 2014 | A-Z, volume

Along the lines of my last post–units of measurements, this goes along with it: volume. Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space and, just like lines or distances, it has units of measurement too. Cubic mL, teaspoons, pints, and others might...
by Lucy R | Apr 25, 2014 | 1st grade math, 2nd grade math, A-Z, Telling time

I’ve been super busy and I’m starting to get behind on the A to Z blogging challenge, but hopefully I can catch up.T is for telling time. For elementary school a big focus on telling time is being able to read an analog clock (the clocks with hands)....
by Lucy R | Apr 24, 2014 | A-Z, ramblings

Have you ever realized how many math symbols our kids need to learn?+ – = x ÷ # $ ¢ % . and even the written numbers are symbols… 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7...
by Lucy R | Apr 22, 2014 | A-Z, subtraction

Regrouping! Sometimes it goes by other names but this is a term often used in subtraction. Borrowing is also a common name for it. Both are appropriate.The word regrouping would mean putting the numbers in different groups. In the problem below...
by Lucy R | Apr 19, 2014 | A-Z, division, math terms

Do your students know what the term ‘quotient’ is?Quotient is the answer for a division problem! Just like ‘sum’ is the answer for an addition problem, ‘difference’ is the answer for a subtraction problem, and...