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Math is all around us! In order to lead an independent life, we need to use a variety of math concepts. That is one of the reasons why learning about math in school is so important. There we learn about the basics, such as shapes, matching, sorting, counting, multiplying, dividing, along with many other skills. [...]

During this Mathematics Awareness Month, we have explored a number of different activities in our Eye on Curriculum series, from general teaching resources to preschool exercises and learning opportunities for homeschoolers. Let’s now take a leap into more structured activities for your students: Common Core Math. Our first Common Core Math blog explored Operations & [...]

Since the wide-spread adoption of Common Core Standards across the U.S., abcteach has been creating materials, and tagging existing ones, to help educators and students meet the required guidelines. On abcteach, you can find these activities by navigating our directory system or by using our search tool. So how do you get started? Read on to [...]

The following blog is one of the featured articles from our newest online publication, the abcteach Quarterly Digest. This quarterly member newsletter highlights creative teaching ideas, educator insights, along with ways to make the most of your abcteach membership. Family Activity Planners Project aides, classroom funding, math activity nights… oh my! The support that you [...]

What math teacher has not been faced with the common student question, “How is this useful in the real world?” Math standards stress the need to relate skills to everyday life. Well-written word problems assist in this endeavor by presenting realistic scenarios for specific skills, yet they usually lack hands-on practice. As a homeschool parent/teacher, [...]

The following article comes from our friends at The Preschool Toolbox. Co-founder, Darla Hutson, shares the step-by-step process on how to make make fun springtime math activities with your preschoolers and kindergarteners. Pony Beads Kite Games for Math Pony Bead Kites are a fun way for preschool and kindergarten children to learn basic math concepts in [...]

Welcome back, April! The start of each new month means the start of a new Eye on Curriculum blog series. Each year, the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) deems April as Mathematics Awareness Month (MAM), so in its honor, our blog focus this month will be on math. The 2013 MAM theme is the [...]

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