We are thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Digital Number Sense SUMmit coming to you live on June 14 & 15, 2022! Based on your feedback and ideas, we decided to change things up a bit. Take a look at our session lineup--you should see some new content along with some of your favorites. Keep… Continue reading Digital Number Sense SUMmit 2022

# Category: Math Instruction

## Multiplication Review

Coming back from break is not easy for students or teachers. I think it may even be harder for teachers. I think this was the first winter break in my 17 year career that I did less than 1 hour of school work. I'm not saying that to brag, but as something that some of… Continue reading Multiplication Review

## Fractions… Fact vs Fiction

Fact: Fractions is a topic that is controversial with people when it comes to math. Fiction: Fractions are scary! Fact: You CAN teach fractions with meaning. Fiction: If I have to draw a picture of the fraction, that means I'm not good at math. Fact: Making fractions conceptual, using manipulatives, and changing how we (the… Continue reading Fractions… Fact vs Fiction

## What is a mathematician?

For me this is a simple question. For students, this is quite tricky. What is a mathematician? At the start of every school year, for the past 8 or so years, I have given this question to each of my classes within, the first few days of the school year. The assignment is two-fold. I… Continue reading What is a mathematician?

## The SUMmit is Over but the Learning Continues

2 presenters 4 days 6 grade levels 25 sessions 40+ school districts 1860 minutes of PD And it isn't over yet... Did you want to attend the Digital Number Sense SUMmit but weren't able to give up the time over the summer? Did you not have funding available in the spring/summer? Did you find out… Continue reading The SUMmit is Over but the Learning Continues

## Classroom Decor… or Lack Thereof

Friends, itâ€™s the time of year where we are either just starting to think about our classrooms for the upcoming year or we are in the thick of it. If this were an Instagram post Iâ€™d put a poll here asking â€œDo you just LOVE to set up your classroom each year or would you… Continue reading Classroom Decor… or Lack Thereof

## Digital Number Sense SUMmit 2021

YES! We are back with our 2nd Annual Digital Number Sense SUMmit! Last year was such a success and we listened to feedback from those who attended and planned this year to be bigger and better. We brought back some favorite sessions and added in many new ones. We are even offering a bonus session… Continue reading Digital Number Sense SUMmit 2021

## The Candy Corn Contest

Looking for a great themed activity for this week before Thanksgiving Break? Whether you are in-person, online, or doing a hybrid this is the activity for you! I am here to share with you, The Candy Corn Contest. It's simple...Â a whole bunch of candy corn in a jar and the students guess how many… Continue reading The Candy Corn Contest

## Fall Math Chats

Looking for quick and easy, but engaging and affordable math pd this fall? Check out our new Fall Math Chat line-up.

## Virtual Manipulatives

So last week we had a post about Math Tool-kits. We have received many messages and photos from you all on what you've put together. We LOVE it!! One of the things I keep getting stuck on is- I don't plan on sending home the Math Tool-kits with my students if/when we go on distance… Continue reading Virtual Manipulatives