Tag archives for Math

Partial Quotients Video

Grade 4 parents, here's a website for teaching partial quotients. Read full article »

Math Problem Solving Strategies

  Math problem solving is always challenging for kids and even for adults, but there are some strategies that can be used to work around the difficulty. Some strategies can be found here and here. With my students, I work on the basic facts and computation first, and then we apply the skills to problem solving right about this time of the year. Read full article »

LS Teaching Tools and Resources

The ES LS team have finished putting our orders in for next year's budget. When we get back after the summer we usually have a few big boxes of new resources that we have ordered to use with our LS students. So, what do we use day to day in the LS classroom and in the general classroom with your child? Here is a round-up of some of the rools and programs that we regularly use.

Partial sums what??? I didn’t learn that in school!

Most parents get confused when their children tell them that it's not how they do it in school.  I am talking about the way algorithms are taught in the Everyday Math program.  Partial sums, differences, products, quotients, what are those?  To make it easier on the parents and to provide consistency in the way the algorithms are taught, please click on Read full article »

Family fun and games for learning

Studying and mastering difficult concepts can be hard work for kids with learning disabilities, but you can also reinforce those skills when you're having fun. Playing games gives you some nice together-time with your kids, and they may not even notice they're learning something in the process. Here are some ideas to try: Math War. Read full article »

Tumble Books

Tumble Books is a huge online resource of books which can be read or listened to online. Many of the books have quizzes and questions afterword to help explore children's comprehension of the book. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Brain Pop

Brain POP is the home of fun learning! This site offers student the chance to explore many aspects of the world around us in a lively and exciting way. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Dance Mat Typing

BBC School's Dance Mat Typing is THE place to go for the least boring way to learn to touch type! This site takes student's through basic typing skills via a host of fun songs and crazy characters. No passwork required!