Interactive read alouds are a great way to introduce mathematical concepts by using real-life examples. Starting your multiplication unit with picture books is especially helpful as students try to make sense of multiplying. Here are 15 picture books that are perfect for introducing multiplication in the classroom. Check out these Books to Teach Fractions…

# Math

## Hands-On Multiplication Centers for 3rd Grade

Multiplication is a rite of passage. At least in third grade it is. I’m speaking metaphorically of course. Multiplication is introduced in third grade, and it’s an important skill for students to master because as they advance in school, their math curriculum builds on the basic level multiplication skills they learned. This skill doesn’t come…

## Project-Based Learning in the Math Classroom

“Samuel has 786 loaves of bread and 549 tomatoes…” “Uhm… Mrs. Aguilu, why would anyone have 786 loaves of bread?” We’ve all been there. Your students are working on math problem and come across the most unrealistic scenario ever. We all know Samuel does NOT have that much bread. As teachers, we want to prepare…