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Measuring with a Ruler: Try Coloring!

Measuring with a Ruler: Try Coloring!

Why kids struggle with measuring inches (and how coloring rulers can help): 1. Measuring in inches requires a different way of thinking about fractions. The most common way for kids to think about fractions is the area model- where a space is divided into equal...
Add More Measurement to Your Classroom

Add More Measurement to Your Classroom

For some reason, measurement and geometry always seemed to be the weakest strands for the elementary students in the schools I’ve taught in.  Maybe it’s because they aren’t traditional arithmetic, or maybe it’s because they tend to be left for the end of the school...