# Eve Neill

## Do we just add a zero at the end?

Do we just add a zero at the end? Creating number sense is something students struggle with throughout their elementary school career – I know … Read more

## Comparing Fractions with Common Denominators & Common Numerators

Comparing Fractions with Common Denominators & Common Numerators If students understand what a fraction is and have a good understanding of comparing unit fractions, comparing … Read more

## Decimal Investigation

Decimal Investigation Building a strong understanding of how our base ten system works is always so important. Taking the time to help students understand this … Read more

## The Fellowship of the Classroom

The Fellowship of the Classroom I love the Lord of the Rings series. One of my favorite aspects of the story is how the eclectic … Read more

## A Twist on Multiple Fact Fluency

A Twist on Multiple Fact Fluency I usually stick to chants when it comes to helping students memorize their multiples but I’ve found students love … Read more

## Prime & Composite | Save the Animals

Prime & Composite | Save the Animals Teach the divisibility rules first Teaching students the divisibility rules can save a lot of time! Teach the … Read more

## Making Half

Making Half Finding Half Using Fraction Bars Before diving into equivalent fractions, I have found that letting students explore by building ½ with fraction bars helps build a foundation … Read more

## Fractions Introduction

Fractions Introduction Start off with a quick conversation to activate prior knowledge *tip: have visual pictures available for students to see“Where and where do we … Read more

## Comparing Fractions Chant

Comparing Fractions Chant Need a chant to help with comparing fractions? Here is a chant that encompasses not just the skill but the conceptual understanding! … Read more

## Multiplying Fractions: Keeping the Skill in Context

Multiplying Fractions: Keeping the Skill in Context I have found my students struggling to grasp the act of multiplying and dividing fractions conceptually. One suggestion … Read more