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## Fraction Spinners Make Fractions Fun!

…records his or her fraction. Players compare fractions and decide who has the larger fraction. The person with the larger fraction for that round wins a point. Players continue until…

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Have you heard of the popular class review game called Scoot? It’s a whole class activity that gets kids up and moving from one seat to another as they solve…

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Do you remember singing the silly campfire song about old Mother Leary who left a lantern in her shed? It goes like this: “Late one night, when we were all…

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## 5 Fun Ways Pets Can Help Children Learn All Summer

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## 5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play

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