One of the math concepts that I have seen students struggle with the most, and yet seems so simple at first glance, is absolute value. It often seems that the only thing students ever "get" from an absolute value lesson is this: absolute value = make it positive. That is NOT, however, the definition of absolute value, and therefore, becomes the cause of much confusion as students try to apply and use absolute value in more complicated problems. Keep Reading...

## Weekly Math Freebies Round Up!

Welcome to the weekly round up of math teaching freebies! There are some great resources out there, and I love helping you find them! I hope you find something useful, no matter what age you teach! :) Kindergarten-2nd: Here's a cute money freebie that you can use for students' interactive notebooks! Such a helpful reference tool! This "Find a Friend" freebie is a great back to school activity to help kids practice working with Keep Reading...