by Chris | Feb 15, 2024 | area & perimeter, common core, elementary math, measurement, third grade

In elementary school, one of the biggest math concepts students will tackle is Area and Perimeter. For us teachers, it can feel like an overwhelming amount of important content. In this blog series, I’m breaking all of the area and perimeter standards down into...
by Chris | Feb 15, 2024 | area & perimeter, common core, elementary math, measurement, third grade

Area and Perimeter are difficult math concepts that kids usualy learn in upper elementary. As teachers, it can feel overwhelming to tackle all of that content. I’m breaking down the perimeter and area standards into manageable chunks in this blog post series. Part...
by Chris | Jan 23, 2024 | area & perimeter, arrays, common core, elementary math, measurement, third grade

Area and Perimeter are difficult math concepts that kids usualy learn in upper elementary. As teachers, it can feel overwhelming to tackle all of that content. I’m breaking down the perimeter and area standards into manageable chunks in this blog post series....
by Chris | Jan 9, 2024 | area & perimeter, arrays, common core, measurement, third grade

Area and Perimeter are classic math concepts that kids learn in elementary school. As teachers, all of that content can be really overwhelming to teach. In this series, I’m breaking down the area and perimeter standards into manageable chunks. This is part 1, Teaching...
by Chris | Jan 18, 2021 | area & perimeter, geometry, teaching fractions

I love when math strands overlap and students can see the connections between them. Fractions and Geometry overlap quite a bit. There are three ways to think about fractions: 1. The Set Model: This model works with fractions of groups, like ¼ of 24, so ¼...
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