From a very early age, children know about big and small, heavy and light, more and less. Extreme scales, however, are another story.

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» Giddy With Excitement! Grades 1 and 2 at Ancaster Meadow School. Feb1 Ever since I started focusing on math this year, I’ve started to love math in a way that I never did before.

I think that I’m having as much fun learning math as my students are, and I’m so glad that we can learn together. This week though – even though it’s only Tuesday – has been incredible!
Maths. Order of Operation Songs. Written by: Amanda Smith • edited by: Trent Lorcher • updated: 2/14/2012 Do you remember your favorite song from 10 years ago?

Do you remember it word for word? That is the beauty of using music as a tool in learning.
Khan Academy. Math Mayhem. Teaching Fractions with Sketchpad. Share A quick quiz: How many fractions are there?

Fractions like 13/37 and 1/100 rarely appear in elementary mathematics curricula. This may sound like an absurd question, but in the context of elementary mathematics curricula, it makes a lot of sense.
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