Posts tagged as: number sense

Focusing on Number Sense: Ideas for Using a Number Line to Teach Math in Today’s Virtual Learning Environment

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, December 14th, 2020

Welcome to the second of several “idea-generating” blogs created to support and ensure successful learning in an environment where school is partially or fully virtual. We know how challenging it can be to engage students in a virtual school environment, and yet how critical it is to do just that. In this post, Math Solutions’…

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3 Tips for Developing Students’ Numerical Understanding and Skills

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, November 21st, 2016

There’s more to math instruction than teaching and learning procedures. Math Solutions founder Marilyn Burns has more than fifty years of teaching experience. To impact the way math is taught in the classroom, she believes the focus must be taken off the teacher and placed on the students. Here are three tips she shared in…

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What it Means to Understand Numbers

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, November 11th, 2016

I received my first diary when I was six or seven years old and recently rediscovered it in a box of childhood memories. Imagine my surprise when I opened the decades-old journal to find that my first, and most frequent, entry was arithmetic. I had created a series of two and three-digit numbers that I…

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