# Free Fraction Worksheets and Our 3.NF.1-3 Fractions Bundle

Grab these Fraction Worksheets from Fly on the Math Teacher’s Wall.

Today, I want to discuss the importance of using number lines with students to get them to conceptually understand fractions. Number Lines are such great tools because they provide clear visual images that assist students in developing the concept of number magnitude….(click to continue)

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Our 3rd grade 3.NF.1-3 Fraction Bundle is now available at a tremendous savings. Please take a look at Class around the Corner-Fraction Bundle.

# How To Deal With Negative Feedback on TPT – 4 Options

Option 1: Can you turn the bad feedback into a positive experience? Check out this quick video.

Option 2: TPT will remove negative feedback under some conditions. Go to TPT help.

Option 3. TPTschool shows you how to “mark as helpfu” to move the negative feedback down the list. Go to TPTschool.

Option 4. Several great ideas from SoS on TPT on dealing with feedback. Go to SoS on Tpt: Ratings and Feedback.

Conclusion: If something is wrong with the product, fix it, and note it in the reply. Use the “Mark as helpful” idea. Try to turn the negative into something positive. Delete the sales page, improve the product and list it anew.  And the big idea: Don’t worry about it. Life is too short.

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# 5 Simple Ways to Develop a Mathematical Growth Mind-set

Mr. Elementary Math has 5 great tips and a whole lot more in developing a mathematical growth mind-set.

#### TIP #5: TAKE TIME TO REFLECT (INCLUDING ERRORS).

Tip #4: Allow time for students to share how they solved the problems.

LINK: Visit Mr. Elementary Math and you will become excited to learn and implement the 5 simple ways to develop a Mathematical Growth Mind-set.

# You Will Love: Engaging 2nd Graders in “Productive Struggle Number Talks”

Monique LaCour, “teacher extraordinaire” in Oakland, California shares this 7 minute video highlighting:

Talking math out loud with student whiteboards …… My mathematicians learn a million times more from each other …… Taking ownership — Gradual Release of Responsibility ….. Mistakes help us learn ….. Mistakes means you are trying new things ….. Productive struggles with the right tools …..

Click to Watch the video!