Have you ever really thought about (or had to teach) the difference between 0.3 and 0.33? Here’s a visual for it!… More

Have you ever really thought about (or had to teach) the difference between 0.3 and 0.33? Here’s a visual for it!… More

Describe the fractions happening in your Christmas tree. FREE Download to print, color, label and hang!… More

There’s math everywhere. Including processing a deer and making sausage!… More

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

In the first episode of “Ellie Makes Math Easy,” Ellie demonstrates her discovery of how fractions and decimals are kind of the same thing!… More

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

Christine asked me via twitter for some resources for Cuisenaire rods and teaching fractions. Of course I can’t pass the opportunity up to do some fun things with my rods!… More

This is one of my favorite (and first) math “tutoring” stories. It has a great ending, for me. The biggest fraction of the pizza came my way!… More

Last week’s article on the order of operations included a quick mention that division is the same as multiplication – but different. Now’s the time to explain that a bit.… More

So you think you HAVE to find a common denominator when adding fractions? Well, not really. Especially if you want to inspire kids to really think like a mathematician and do some inventing!… More