# Teaching Strategies

## 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

## Multiplying Decimals | Why does it get smaller?

Multiplying Decimals | Why does it get smaller? We were doing a lesson on multiplying decimals with models when a student asked a question: “Why … 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

## 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

## 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

## Dividing Decimals with Models

Dividing Decimals with Models Aubrey’s mom is planning to make her famous orange limeade and asks Aubrey to go to the store. Aubrey ended up buying 3 … Read more