# THE BLOG

Using Tape Diagrams for Math
Jan 11, 2023
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Whenever a student is trying to make sense of a problem I like to ask, “Can you make a picture of it?” Using a tape diagram for math can help children model lots of different...

Addition Strategies- Open Number Line
Oct 18, 2022

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Number lines help children build mathematical meaning. Seeing the numbers arranged in order and then hoping up and down the number line helps children develop a better understanding of...

Addition Strategies - Partial Sums
Sep 22, 2022
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In second grade students are learning to add within 1000 using strategies based on place value. (CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.NBT.B.7). So what does that mean to use a strategy based...