Instructional Resource Page
One of the biggest issues we face in third grade is with math. Some of the new strategies being taught to kids can seem overwhelming or even downright confusing. Many times parents will express frustration and ask, "Why can't I teach them the way I learned it?" The answer is simple, "While we learned formulas and "tricks" growing up, the new push in education is to develop a true sense of mathematical reasoning and number sense. Those "tricks" we were taught don't set students up for success in developing a true understanding of numbers and what they can do for them."