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Chip Model for Division

This is the third part of a series of posts showing how to visually represent the four operations of whole numbers using the CHIP MODEL. The first part shows how to model addition and subtraction. The second part demonstrates multiplication with the chip model. There are two ways to think of division: partitive and quotitive. […]

Hex – Google Slides version

Here is a version of Hex that you can play remotely with Google Slides. DIRECTIONS/INSTRUCCIONES The game is played by two players. Each player chooses one color marker. Se juega con dos jugadores.  Cada jugador escoge una pieza de un color. Begin with an empty board. On each turn, one player puts a single marker […]

Square It 5 x 5

Original Version found at Materials/Materiales A five-by-five dotty grid paper. Un papel cuadriculado con puntos en forma de 5 por 5 Marker pieces of two different types/colors. (two colors of rocks, pennies and dimes, etc.) Piezas de dos tipos/colores (eje. piedras de dos colores, monedas distintas, etc.)   Directions/Instrucciones This is a two-person game. […]

Number Talks with #Jamboard

Number Talks are an incredibly important routine for helping students develop the conceptual and procedural fluency they need. How might we do Number Talks during remote instruction? I’ve seen teachers create a lot of great solutions that range from high-tech to very low-tech or even NO tech! A common no/low tech solution is to simply […]