### Addition & Multiplication Don’t Mix

Just as oil and water don’t mix, addition and multiplication don’t mix. Unless you shake really hard! Continue Reading →

### Some Ways to Tell When a Math Problem is Wrong

Sometimes it’s easier to see when a math problem is wrong than to see when it’s right. Here are some examples. Continue Reading →

### The Distributive Property – What Is It, Anyway?

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

### 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. Continue Reading →

### Math Picture Book: The Grapes of Math

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

### 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! Continue Reading →

### Adding Fractions – Then & Now

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

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

### 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! Continue Reading →

### 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? Continue Reading →