Lost in NumberLand

I am an educator committed to helping students notice and understand mathematics. I have worked as a middle school math teacher and an elementary math coach and specialist. This is a space for me to reflect on and share my current best practices.

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“It’s the green crayon!” My daughter squeals at dinner.  We are playing a game that I call What Am I

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Second grade students are using expanded form to add and subtract multi-digit numbers. Common Core State Standard Use place value

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First grade is working on making sense of equations with missing values.   Common Core State Standard Work with addition

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 “10+9=19, right?” One kindergarten student pulled on my shirt to ask. In this class, students were using real objects to

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“I want 5 chicken nuggets, put them like 3 and 2.” My 6-year-old declares just before dinner.  We’ve been including

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