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# Number Sense Blog

### Word Problem Wednesday: On A Roll With Middle School Math Skills!

Apr 11, 2018

This week’s word problem challenge takes us back in time to the days of film and darkrooms.

### Word Problem Wednesday: Music, Multiplication, and Real Life Math

Mar 14, 2018

*“There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres.” -Pythagoras*

Math and music go hand in hand, even...

### "Wholes and Parts" (Number Sense Series, Part 2)

Mar 13, 2018

**Number Sense** is the ability to appreciate the size and scale of numbers in the context of the question at hand. Three elements establish Number...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Wake Up Call for Elementary School Math Skills

Mar 7, 2018

If a rooster crowing wakes you up with the sun, when does a duck wake you up?**Answer:** At the “quack” of dawn!

### Practice "Math In The Real World" With This Fun Subtraction Activity!

Mar 1, 2018

Parents, you know how important it is to read with your kids every day, but did you know that it's just as important to "math" with your kids...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Using Math Skills In Science Fair Projects

Feb 28, 2018

What goes into making award-winning science fair projects? Why MATH, of course! Math is a key component of all science fair projects....

### Word Problem Wednesday: Math Skills And Career Opportunities

Feb 21, 2018

A strong math foundation nurtures problem solving skills that will last a lifetime, skills that not only lead to improved math grades in school...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Foundational Math Skills At The Amusement Park

Feb 7, 2018

Life is like a roller coaster, full of ups and downs, but you can always count on math to give you a smooth ride! In this week’s word problem...

### When Should Kids Start Learning Math?

Feb 5, 2018

Math is more than just addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication. Most math skills are so intuitive to adults that you might not even...