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  • Understanding the value of digits in numbers higher than 10 can sometimes be difficult. In this strategy I used building blocks to help students make connections that lead to a better understanding of place values. Find out more by reading the entire post!
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    Building Blocks and 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…

  • How many apples are there?
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    A Note About Subitizing

    If I were to show you a bowl containing apples and asked how many you see, you would probably have little trouble telling me the correct number. How does that happen?…