Introducing Daphne Drawing Dragonfly

Mar 22nd 2014

Hi, I’m Daphne the Drawing Dragonfly. Draw a mathematical picture to give my strategy a try. Read the problem and draw what’s going on; Then write a number sentence for what you have drawn.  Daphne Drawing Dragonfly is our newest […]

Presenting Tallying Toad

Mar 13th 2014

Hello, I’m Tallying Toad. I get you started on the problem-solving road. A tally mark is a straight line to show one; Group tallies into five is how it’s done. First make four tallies, nice and straight; Then make a […]

Why? The Simple, Yet Essential Question

Feb 2nd 2014

As teachers, we are programmed to listen for the correct answer and are appeased when we hear it, assuming that students understand and are ready to move on. However, this is a serious misconception as students are missing out on […]