# Number Sense Blog

### Word Problem Wednesday: Frog and Toad Do Fractions

May 16, 2018

“We must stop eating!' cried Toad as he ate another.” ―Arnold Lobel, Frog and Toad TogetherFrog and Toad are friends, and sharing is what friends...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Estimating, Rounding, Multiplication…Oh My!

May 9, 2018

Are you a collector? From baseball cards to stamps, coins to comic books, just about everyone has something they like to collect and trade. In...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Measuring And Converting Rain vs. Snow

May 2, 2018

🎶 Rain, rain, go away, come again another day… 🎶

Whatever part of the country you’re in, we hope that your winter is turning into spring, and...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Math Practice Makes Healthy Habits

Apr 25, 2018

Do you have healthy habits? This can mean a lot of different things: Eating and drinking foods that are good for you, exercising regularly,...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Practice Makes Elementary Math As Easy As Pie

Apr 18, 2018

Everyday math challenges are as easy as pie when you practice a little bit every day!

### 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: Grow Your Everyday Math Skills

Apr 3, 2018

Q: Why did the gardener plant light bulbs?A: Because she wanted to grow a power plant!

### Word Problem Wednesday: Science-Fiction Fun With Math

Mar 28, 2018

If you had a time machine, when in history--or into the future--would you go? It’s fun to think about what we might do with time travel, but even...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Math Practice Is Just Peachy

Mar 21, 2018

“There are a whole lot of things in this world of ours you haven't even started wondering about yet.”   ―Roald Dahl, James and the Giant Peach...

### 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...

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Bedtime Math: http://bedtimemath.org/

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Numberphile: http://www.numberphile.com/

PTO Today: http://www.ptotoday.com/

STEM Connector: http://blog.stemconnector.org/

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