Leaping Numbers – Leap Day Pattern Challenge Series

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Leap Day is coming on February 29.  I’m celebrating by posting some LEAPING Number Pattern Challenges.  The numbers leap and create a pattern for you to solve.  But, wait – there’s more!  The answer to each of the 29 patterns is shown at the end – and creates another pattern of it’s own.  If you…

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100 New Esti-Mysteries

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This school year I’m creating and sharing 100 new Esti-Mysteries. You can download your copies by using blue download links below. I hope these bring joy and rich math talk to your classroom!   New This Week! Tuesday, April 2, 2024 Kindergarten:  Esti-Mystery 0104  –  “Unrolling the Clues”  Grades 1-2:  Esti-Mystery 1121  –  “Celebrate!” Grades…

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What is the Mystery Number in the Box?

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What is the mystery number in the box?  See if you kind find the answer before it is revealed in the video.  There are now 12 videos in this series! Videos 1-5:  Flashing Dots Videos 6-10:  Sliding Numbers Videos 11-15:  Melting Squares New Release!  What is the Mystery Number in the Box? – Video #15…

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The 3-Container Estimation Routine

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The 3-Container Estimation Routine is a clear and simple routine that invites students to estimate and discuss their ideas.   This school year, I’ll be posting new sets of 3-Container Estimation Routines every Monday.   Watch this video to learn how to use the routine:       Note:  Use the blue download links below…

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150 New Esti-Mysteries

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This school year, I’m creating 150 brand new Esti-Mysteries.  I’ll be posting a new one nearly every day for the rest of the school year – just like last year.  This is my way of sharing math joy with you all year long!  Prepare for math joy and rich math talk in your classroom as…

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The Multiplication Course by Steve Wyborney

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  The Multiplication Course by Steve Wyborney is finished and completely ready!  It is a highly interactive multiplication course – on YouTube – with 156 short videos.  They are completely ready for all students, all teachers, all parents, everyone!   The course teaches students deep, rich, and important multiplication concepts while they are also learning…

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The 12 Most Popular Math Strategies and Downloads

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Over the past 5 years, this blog has seen nearly 3.1 million views.  The most popular strategies from the blog all have one thing in common:  They include downloadable resources and strategies which can be immediately used in the classroom.  They are also free!  I’m sometimes asked these two questions: “Which are the most popular…

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