Teaching students to justify their work in math doesn't have to be difficult. Read this post to learn how setting clear expectations and explicitly teaching students can make a huge difference.

Let students learn how math concepts are connected to the real world as they design their own TINY HOUSE! Area, perimeter, and geometry-- math is everywhere in this project based learning activity (PBL). Designing, creating, and problem solving are ke

Yesterday I shared with you the mental maths strategy of counting on. Today I want to look at the near doubles strategy. Most young children learn how to double numbers pretty quickly on their own.

On Side 2 of the Natural Maths Strategies Mat you'll find examples of the first five of our strategies. The examples show students what strategies are possible and how they should be used.

Similar to "Roll & Retell", but using vocabulary words. Students work with their vocabulary words depending on the number rolled. Could be used/adapted for any grade level.

Students read a picture book in pairs/small groups. After reading they roll a dice and the corresponding number instructs them to apply a certain comprehension strategy - FREE