# The Teaching Tips Blog

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## Interactive Math Manipulatives

Interactive Math Manipulatives Toy Theater – (Elementary) Spinner, Fraction Bars, Counters, Base Ten Blocks, Ten Frames, and more. National Library of Virtual Manipulatives – (K-12) Seperated by grade levels and domains. Everything you need from building shapes, Pentominoes, and Clocks, to Function Machines, Algebra Balance Scales, and Pythagorean Theorem. Math Playground – (K-8) Geoboard, Pattern Blocks, Transformations, Fractions Tangrams, Factor…

More...## Common Core Math Games (K-3)

Common Core Math Games (K-3) Common Core Math Games – Many Common Core Standard aligned games for grades K-3. Great for Smartboard whole class or for individual students.

More...## Eighth Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons

Eigth Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons Share My Lesson – Over 200 Eighth Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons with standards. Some on powerpoint all printable. You must have a membership, but it is free.

More...## Seventh Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons

Seventh Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons Share My Lesson – Over 200 Seventh Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons with standards. Some on powerpoint all printable. You must have a membership, but it is free.

More...## Sixth Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons

Sixth Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons Share My Lesson – Over 200 Sixth Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons with standards. Some on powerpoint all printable. You must have a membership, but it is free.

More...## Fifth Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons

Fifth Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons Share My Lesson – Over 200 Fifth Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons with standards. Some on powerpoint all printable. You must have a membership, but it is free.

More...## Fourth Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons

Fourth Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons Share My Lesson – Over 400 Fourth Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons with standards. Some on powerpoint all printable. You must have a membership, but it is free.

More...## Third Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons

Third Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons Share My Lesson – Over 400 Third Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons with standards. Some on powerpoint all printable. You must have a membership, but it is free.

More...## Second Grade Common Core Math & ELA Lessons

Second Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons Share My Lesson – Over 200 Second Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons with standards. Some on powerpoint all printable. You must have a membership, but it is free.

More...## First Grade Common Core Math & ELA Lessons

First Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons Share My Lesson – Over 300 First Grade Common Core Math and ELA Lessons with standards. Some on powerpoint all printable. You must have a membership, but it is free.

More...## Number Talk Videos (1st grade -7th grade)

Number Talk Videos (1st Grade – 7th Grade) The essential idea of Common Core is to develop strong mental math skills. Number Talks are an excellent way to develop students mental math skills while students share different ways to think about problems. Inside Mathematics

More...## Math Performance Assessment Tasks

Math Performance Assessment Tasks Inside Mathematics – Elementary, middle school, and high school performance tasks. Printable and viewable PDF’s which include math tasks, performance assessment rubrics, and student examples.

More...## Kindergarten Common Core Math Videos (Singapore Math)

Kindergarten Common Core Math Videos Compare the Number of Objects in Groups (K.CC.6) Number Bonds (K.OA.1 ) Learn Basic Addition Facts: Add 0 (K.OA.5 / 1.OA.3)

More...## What is Common Core Math?

Teacher’s Guide to Common Core Math Getting into teaching or homeschooling Common Core math? Let us help clear up a few misconceptions What is Common Core Math? What is Common Core Math? Since its inception in 2009 Common Core has been controversial to say the least. Misconceptions, confusion, resistance to change, and politics has muddied a rather simple idea. Let’s…

More...## Research Magazine (3rd-6th): The Sun

Research Magazine (3rd-6th): The Sun

More...## Research Magazine (3rd-6th): Grand Canyon

Research Magazine (3rd-6th): Grand Canyon Grand Canyon Videos

More...## 7 Mind-Blowing Facts about English Spelling

7 Mind-Blowing Facts About English Spelling English spelling has more exceptions than rules. In some languages, you are able to read as soon as you learn the phonetic alphabet. In English, the phonetic alphabet will let your read less than a half of all words. Every word seems to have its own rules, to live its own life. However, most…

More...## High School Math Common Core Videos for Teachers

High School Math Common Core Videos for Teachers Common Core Math Videos – Need help on teaching Common Core math? Engage New York is a math series designed just for Common Core. The videos show various ways to teach some of the Common Core math standards. It is a great place to go if you are just beginning or if…

More...## Middle School Math Common Core Videos for Teachers

Middle School Math Common Core Videos for Teachers Common Core Math Videos – Need help on teaching Common Core math? Engage New York is a math series designed just for Common Core. The videos show various ways to teach some of the Common Core math standards. It is a great place to go if you are just beginning or if…

More...## Elementary Math Common Core Videos for Teachers

Elementary Math Common Core Videos for Teachers Common Core Math Videos – Need help on teaching Common Core math? Engage New York is a math series designed just for Common Core. The videos show various ways to teach some of the Common Core math standards. It is a great place to go if you are just beginning or if you…

More...## Teaching 3.OA.A.2 – Interpret Whole-Number Quotients of Whole Numbers

Interpret Whole-Number Quotients of Whole Numbers Operations & Algebraic Thinking – 3rd Grade Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division. CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.A.2Interpret whole-number quotients of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 56 ÷ 8 as the number of objects in each share when 56 objects are partitioned equally into 8 shares, or as a number of shares when 56 objects are partitioned…

More...## Teaching 3.OA.A.1 – Interpret Products of Whole Numbers

Interpret Products of Whole Numbers Operations & Algebraic Thinking – 3rd Grade Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division. CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.A.1Interpret products of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 5 × 7 as the total number of objects in 5 groups of 7 objects each. For example, describe a context in which a total number of objects can be expressed as 5…

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