As set out by the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) in the Common Core State Standards Initiative. For more information, please visit the Number and Operations: Fractions domain at the Common Core State Standards website.
February 25, 2019
Examining sets of unit blocks challenges educators to think about relationships of the blocks. A deeper understanding of the features of unit blocks empowers teachers to support children in ways that promote joyful math learning.
A student computes how many objects are in a collection that is hidden from view.
This article from NPR's ongoing education blog discusses the strength of a familiar low-tech toy: the block. Even amid a technological revolution in teaching, which is bringing tablets, apps, and smartboards into more and more…
This video from Education Week describes how to teach fractions using a different approach than the current norm.
Counting in sets of ten is a skill that we develop and internalize at a very young age. However, surprisingly, there are dozens of different counting systems, many still in use today. Understanding and exploring…
A child explains how he organizes a group of bears.
A story about bears moving in and out of a cave provides an opportunity for math thinking.