# The Teaching With Simplicity Blog

### Metric Units of Capacity and Volume Anchor Chart

This anchor chart is all about metric units of capacity and volume. Getting students to make connections between the unit of measurement and what each

### The Equation Station

This is a fun activity for early finishers. Students try to come up with as many different equations as possible using the equation board. Why

### The Journey of the One Hundred Dollar Bill

The other day I came across this fun site called Festisite.  You can upload a picture and insert it into different dollar amounts, save it,

### Friday Favorites

Read-aloud:  Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday By: Judith Viorst DIY Craft:  Money Manipulatives Pin:  Number Bond Game App:  Splash Money:  Counting

### 10 Ways to Practice Multiplication Facts

Getting your students to practice multiplication facts can be a challenge.  I have compiled 10 ways to practice multiplication facts, that my students have enjoyed.

### It’s a Common Core Thing

We always hear about our students and the “Summer Slide”.  Well, I’m in what I call a blogging summer slide.  I have all these ideas

### Problem Solving At Its Finest

Recently I decided that I needed to add a bit more problem solving into my student’s daily routine.  I have known about Laura Candler’s Daily

It’s hard to believe, but Cooperative Learning 365 has surpassed 1,000 Facebook fans.  I am flattered, appreciative, overjoyed, and I want to give back to

### Decimals Aren’t So Scary!!

In my fourth grade class right now we are in the middle of a decimal unit.  In honor of the upcoming Halloween frenzy, I created

### Coins, Doubloons, and Money Too!

Beginning this week, my fourth graders will begin a Math unit on money.  While searching for activities, I was finding them few and far between.