by Lucy R | Sep 27, 2014 | division, holiday themed math, place value

I’m happy to welcome fellow teacher Avery Stern at Digi Block. She has some fall activities and great division tips as you teach your students!* * * * * * * * * * * * *What’s More American Than Apple Pie and Fair Shares?In the words of a soft-rock singer “When...
by Lucy R | Jun 26, 2014 | 5th grade math, division, elementary math activities, math activity Thursday

This is June so we are still focusing on 5th Grade for MaTh activity Thursday : )I was looking at CCSS 5.NBT.B.6 the other day. It reads: Find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with up to four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors, using strategies...
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...
by Lucy R | Apr 5, 2014 | A-Z, decimals, division

I couldn’t pick between division and decimals so I decided to use them both (especially since they are often seen together).Even though division isn’t formally taught until children are in third and fourth grade we tell them to share things every day...
by Lucy R | Aug 15, 2013 | division, elementary math activities, hands-on activities, math activity Thursday

Sharing is really just dividing. Hopefully when we share we make it fair and divide equally, but if not then a discussion of ratios can come up or fractions.Anyway, I thought it would be fun to talk about sharing a banana split…This is the banana split I...
by Lucy R | Jun 15, 2013 | 3rd grade, Book review, division, hands-on activities, Multiplication

I am very excited today to have a Teacher Resource Math Book review for a recently published book…Laura Candler’s Mastering Math Facts: Multiplication and Division aligned with the Common CoreI enjoyed the opportunity to review this new book for third...