Common Core and the People Who Hate It.

What is Common Core, anyway? I’ve had an interesting dynamic of commenters on one of my math videos that I posted 3 years ago (April 2014). This video teaches how to do the “Big 7 Division” method, which is an alternative method to the traditional long division algorithm.  If you’re not familiar with this method, Read more about Common Core and the People Who Hate It.[…]

4 new math videos for the price of one! (Don’t worry, the price is still free.)

Factor Trees, GCF, LCM, square root, oh my! Hi folks! I’ve been working hard to get a video recorded and posted on a more weekly basis. Well, this week I started working on my original idea of a video about prime factorization using Factor Trees. Of course, I thought of 3 other topics factor trees Read more about 4 new math videos for the price of one! (Don’t worry, the price is still free.)[…]

New Video! Conversion between fraction/decimal/percent!

Want some examples of how to convert between fractions, decimals and percents? Well, look no further! I have step by step instructions right here! Take a look at my new video. I’d love to hear what you think. I’d also love to hear what other math topics you’d like to see. And please, Share, Share, SHARE!!!

Metric Conversions!

Here’s a new video for you! This video shows you an easy way to do conversions within the metric system. I will apologize in advance – I was having some serious technical issues while making, editing and posting this video! It’s kinda choppy, and you may or may not be able to hear the aggravation Read more about Metric Conversions![…]

New Video: How to do Metric Conversions

Hey all!  I was recently helping one of my students with conversions within the metric system. I showed him this mnemonic device that helped him to know how to move the decimal around when converting from one unit to another. For example, he was trying to find out how many centimeters are in 7 meters. Read more about New Video: How to do Metric Conversions[…]

New Video: Fraction Conversions

Along with my adding fractions video, I also created a short video on how to convert mixed numbers, improper fractions and whole numbers. Here’s a quick info graphic to help you out with those conversions, along with visuals. To view my video, check out my “Math Videos!” page, or you can visit my YouTube channel link Read more about New Video: Fraction Conversions[…]

New Video: Adding Fractions

I created a video yesterday with just a simple explanation of how to add fractions with unlike denominators, and why we do it that way. Since I did all of my work on this paper, I thought I’d just post the picture of it as a quick reference for you! To view my video, check Read more about New Video: Adding Fractions[…]

Creative kids

Summertime is my favorite time of year! I used to say this because it was when I got a much needed break after a long and tough school year – but now, my busiest months are June through August and I love every minute of it! I love it so much because it’s usually the time when Read more about Creative kids[…]

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