Tag Archives: addition

The Distributive Property – What Is It, Anyway?

The Distributive Property – What Is It, Anyway?

Here is a handy way to help students understand what the distributive property is really all about.More

Adding Decimals – All Wrong!

Adding Decimals – All Wrong!

Adding decimals can be challenging. But it turns into fun weirdness (and some discovery) when you see the result of doing it wrong.More

Math Picture Book: The Grapes of Math

Math Picture Book: The Grapes of Math

One of the best math picture books I’ve seen for counting and subitizing.More

Math Picture Book: 1+1=5 And Other Unlikely Additions

Math Picture Book: 1+1=5 And Other Unlikely Additions

What a great math picture book! Check out the nifty things you can share with your kids – of all ages!More

Adding Fractions – Then & Now

Adding Fractions – Then & Now

Check out this photo of two books explaining the addition of fractions – one from 1880 and one from 2009.More

Addition with Tattoos

Addition with Tattoos

K8 talks about her experience of counting, addition and using tattoos to practice both.More

PEMDAS and a Stupid Arbitrary Rule

PEMDAS and a Stupid Arbitrary Rule

The order of operations is rife with rules created merely for convenience. When teaching these to kids, it’s clear how they see it as a stupid arbitrary rule. Because often it is! More

3 1/2 Ways to Do Math with Jesus

3 1/2 Ways to Do Math with Jesus

Seems we have more nativity sets than a family should – so why not do a little math with Jesus and the nativity crew?More

Free Activity Packet – How Your Kids Can Ponder Numbers

Free Activity Packet – How Your Kids Can Ponder Numbers

Get this FREE ePacket to help your kids think about how numbers, arithmetic and fractions all got invented!More

Why Engineers Make Bad Math Tutors

Why Engineers Make Bad Math Tutors

While playing Simply Fun’s Math’d Potatoes game with my parents, I was reminded how “math people” can really damper math learning.More