High-powered Hammer Multiplication

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Photo credit: TurtleDiary.com Hammer Multiplication is a fast-paced multiplication game that is similar to whack-a-mole, but without the aspect of violence. Students use a hammer, like the one that Thor is often depicted carrying, to break apart stones that have an equation and a solution that correctly match. Disclaimer: TurtleDiary used to be free, but […]

Fun-Packed Game Focused on Addition

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Photo credit:┬áTurtleDiary.com Number Twins (developed by TurtleDiary.com) is a compelling addition game to help students think about pairs of numbers that add up to the sum of 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, or 10. Our daughter and I, both found this game to be fun! Bonus: This game also works on developing focus, speed, and […]

Wonderful Writing Techniques

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Photo credit: Ted-Ed Kate Messner shares “How to Build a Fictional World“, on Ted-Ed, to help writer’s understand the rules that are required to suspend the audience’s sense of disbelief. Nalo Hopkinson describes “How to Write Descriptively“, on Ted-Ed, to help writers create an engaging world that reader’s can viscerally experience firsthand. Nadia Kalman teaches […]