Fly on the Math Teachers Wall: Place Value

I’m pretty stoked for a new blog hope idea that has been created by a pretty awesome group of mathematics educators (thanks Brandi from The Researched Based Classroom for organizing!.  The plan is to bring you multiple perspectives on a joint topic every couple of months.  This month there are 15 of us teaming up to bring you our thoughts on place value.  Make sure to ‘hop’ through all 15 posts to pick up some ideas about how you can use place value in your classroom!  You may even find a freebie, or product along the way that will help
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Loved that Lesson: algebraic properties!

It’s been a while since I’ve linked up with Meg Anderson from The Teacher Studio mainly because I don’t have my own students anymore!   This past month I was pushing in to a few 7th grade math classrooms and was reminded of a fabulous activity that they use each fall when teaching algebraic properties!  I wanted to share it with you because you could easily recreate it in your own classroom Materials needed: various colors of construction paper scissors dark marker The teachers had the pieces below pre-cut with numbers 0-10, parenthesis, a few fractions (though you could just
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Math IS Real Life – October 2014 Edition: woodworking

It’s the first Wednesday of October which means it’s time for our monthly linky – Math IS Real Life!!  If you want to see how the linky works, or just want other real world math ideas, check out our Pinterest Board of all the posts so that you can look back and find some great ideas and REAL pictures to use in your classroom!   If you are linking up, please include the below picture AND a link back to all four of our blogs – feel free to use the 2nd image and the links listed below!     A monthly REAL WORLD
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