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## Math

### Teaching Area With Multiplication | Free Measurement Lesson Plan for 3rd Grade

Are you teaching area with multiplication in 3rd grade? This can be a tricky concept for kids, and one that requires a lot of practice,

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### Teaching Inches Feet Yards | Free Measurement Lesson Plan for 2nd Grade

Are you teaching inches, feet, yards in 2nd grade? These are key measurement skills for kids to learn as they apply them to future math

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### 8 Kid-Friendly Ways to Teach Nonstandard Units of Measurement in 1st Grade (Plus a Free Sample!)

Are you teaching nonstandard units of measurement in 1st grade? There are so many hands-on ways to do this. If you’re looking to spice up

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### 3 Fun Ways to Use Addition and Subtraction With Regrouping Worksheets (That Aren’t Boring!)

It’s time, teacher friend… time to talk about one of my least favorite things to teach with (that I understand are totally necessary in the

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### Teaching 3 Digit Subtraction Strategies | 4 Effective Ways to Teach Regrouping

If you’re a 2nd grade teacher, you know how challenging teaching 3 digit subtraction can be. In order for students to be successful with this

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### Teaching 3 Digit Addition Strategies in 2nd Grade | 4 Effective Ways to Tackle This Tricky Concept

Teaching multi-digit addition with regrouping is arguably one of the trickiest tasks as a 2nd grade teacher. Students must have a strong foundational understanding of

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### Holiday Math Fun | Magical Christmas Math Centers for 2nd Grade

Can you believe the holiday season is upon us already? It feels like just yesterday we were starting the school year and welcoming our new

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### 5 Fun Groups of Ten Activities for Introducing Place Value | What To Teach Before Base Ten

Place value is one of the most important concepts we teach our first grade students. It’s the key to exploring the world of numbers and

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### Spooky Math Fun |10 Halloween Math Centers for Second Graders

Halloween is just around the corner, and what better way to embrace the spooky season than by incorporating some Halloween math centers into your instruction

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### 5 Spectacular Ideas for Teaching Rounding Numbers in 3rd Grade

Teaching rounding numbers in 3rd grade can be a really challenging concept for our students to grasp. This is especially true if they don’t have

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### Place Value Boxes | Free Place Value Worksheets for 2nd Grade

Now that we’ve made it through the first few weeks of school and are getting in the groove of guided math, it’s time to start

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### How To Make a Beaded Number Line | An Effective Hands-On Strategy for 2nd Grade

Are you teaching addition and subtraction strategies in 2nd grade? One of my favorite ways to help students explore this concept in a hands-on way

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