Category Archives: Math Fun

Math Fun – Telling Time – The Hour Hand

Telling Time - The Hour Hand

For the last couple of months, I have been working on developing my “Telling Time” collection of teaching resources. My need to develop this collection was born out of necessity when some of my tutoring students were showing difficulties with their telling time skills. As I worked with different students I noticed a few common misconceptions.  I also came across… Read more »

Fresh off the press… and a freebie!

Fall Subitizing Worksheets - FREE SAMPLE

I feel terrible! It has been so long since I posted anything worthwhile in this blog… Summer, lots of work and a very persistent cold have kept me away from my blog. I still don’t feel quite 100% to come back, but I thought I’d leave you a few words to announce a couple of my latest releases, and to… Read more »

Math Fun – Building Blocks and Place Value

Building Blocks & Place Value

Recently, while tutoring a group of grade 2 students, I realized that some of them were having a hard time understanding the value of each digit when representing 2-digit numbers. For example, when asked to represent the number 23, they would draw 2 hearts and 3 squares. When I asked them to use Base-Ten blocks, they knew to use 2… Read more »