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Card Coins

It's tough teaching students the value of coins and how to count them when they may not have had much experience touching and handling them.  Here is one way to give students some visual and tactile experience with coins....Read more

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A Math Bulletin Board that actually gets read…

In an earlier post (1½ years earlier, to be exact) I'd written about my interactive Math bulletin board that actually gets read and used.  I've since upgraded and expanded it.  It's open year-round now, with a lot more questions and response from my students....Read more

Write Word Problems about your Students!

"Hey!  This has your name in it!"   "There's my name!"   "Mr. Murray, did YOU write these?!"  All of a sudden they're interested in word problems.  You can insert your students' names into word problems ...... Read more

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