Yearly Archives: 2019

No matter where you are, there is a unique, universal and knowledgeable language of all. This language crosses cultural and language barriers and helps us to better understand our environment. That language is called “Mathematics.” There are many reasons why knowing math is important. It helps us calculate dimensions, prices, […]


3/3 = 1 : Converting a fraction when adding and subtracting fractions with a common denominator
 Students often struggle with multi-step problems for a lot of reasons. In my experience, the most common one is they stop too soon. For example, in the first lesson below, the student may add up the fractions of the rice gathered by each of the two sisters and stop there. […]

Adding and Subtracting fractions with a Common Denominator: Multi-step problems

Tic-tac-toe game for teaching multiplication
If you teach math, you are well aware of how essential it is that students learn basics such as multiplication and division. Of course math shouldn’t be all about rote memorization but if you believe it is a waste of time for students to memorize 9 x 7 = 63 […]

Teaching multiplication: Lesson Plan