Tag: fractions

Compare Fractions: Butterfly and XD Methods

How do I teach students to compare fractions?  Most students love that they can multiply the diagonals and instantly compare the fractions.  They think it is genius and don’t understand why they haven’t been doing it all along.  However, it is important for the students to realize that what they are actually doing is getting a……

Create a Foldable on Any Topic

How do I create a foldable on any topic?


I decide how many sections I will need based on the topic I plan to use.

For example, if……

Invisible Math

Math is invisible?  What does that mean?

Well, these parts of math aren’t really invisible, but we do have plenty of 1’s that like to hide and only pop out when needed.

For example:                        y = 1y                    ……