by Lucy R | Apr 18, 2014 | A-Z, art, geometry, polygons

P–we are getting near the end of the alphabet–whew!I chose P to talk about polygons. Polygons are basically two-dimensional multiple-sided figures. Many polygons can be made to be composite shapes. When I looked up polygon on Wikipedia I...
by Lucy R | Apr 17, 2014 | A-Z, comparing numbers

What is a number anyway?It is a term that is used to count, label, or measure something: zero, one, two, three, and so on, along with negative, irrational numbers, and others. We can label these numbers when we speak of them, but how do we represent them on...
by Lucy R | Apr 15, 2014 | 3rd grade, A-Z, Multiplication

M for Multiplication–yay! I love to teach multiplication. How about you! Kids like shortcuts, right?! When you are teaching your students let them know that when you multiply you are really just doing a shortcut.3×4 is really doing a...
by Lucy R | Apr 15, 2014 | A-Z, geometry, number line

Writing during spring break is a little challenging, but I’m still here : ) L is for Line!In math we can talk about the term ‘line’ with a few lessons.You can teach all about the line and useful applications of it. You can ask the kids where...
by Lucy R | Apr 12, 2014 | A-Z, geometry, triangles

Well this is embarassing… I must not know my alphabet! I accidentally skipped J. I think I was so excited to do my giveaway with my kidsmathteacher as the K that I repressed my knowledge of the alphabet : )Make sure to enter my giveaway that I posted...
by Lucy R | Apr 11, 2014 | A-Z, giveaway, Lollipics, triangles

Hey everyone! I’m finally having my blogiversary giveaway!But first, I am a day behind on the A to Z blogging challenge so I am doubling up today with I and K. I is for isosceles! Okay, call me funny but I love triangles. I thought it was so...