## Skip Counting—How To Help Kids Piece It Together

Even when kids “get” skip counting there are often points where they get stuck. Here are 3 common skip counting barriers and how students can get past them.

## How To Make Skip Counting Homework Easy

Getting kids to be confident skip counters takes a lot of practice. Here are my 3 favorite skip counting activities to send home.

## 2-4-6-8 These Skip Counting Activities Are Really Great

Having a good mix of games and activities gives students repeated, but fun, skip counting practice. Try out one of these skip counting activities today!

## 4 Cool Ways To Practice Telling Time

What time is it? Is it almost time for recess? How long until lunch? Kids have a lot of questions about time. And so often we refer to time. They...

## How To Teach Math With Measurement Games

Do your measurement lessons measure up? I find measurement can be a bit of a neglected though an essential area of math. From checking lengths with...

## How To Teach Shapes With Simple Games

Circle, oval, square, rectangle, triangle, trapezoid, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, nonagon, decagon … are you teaching shapes? Students...

## How To Make Mental Math Fun

Last week I talked about why mental math matters and how to teach 5 key mental math skills. Now I want to share a few games that my students love...

## Why Mental Math Matters And How To Teach It

Why can’t we just use a calculator? Can’t the computer do it? Do you ever hear this from students who don’t want to do math? They have a point....

## How To Teach Skip Counting When Kids Get Stuck

A couple of weeks ago, I talked about how to introduce skip counting in the classroom. Most kids pick up on skip counting pretty quickly, especially...