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Probability – Lucky Numbers

Recently, I planned and implemented this lesson in both a Grade 5 and a Grade 3 classroom respectively.  This is a example of a lesson that could be used in …

Perimeter and Multiplicative Thinking

Another exciting day of job-embedded learning with students and educators in a primary class.  The teacher had just introduced her students to perimeter the day before. – “estimate, measure, and …

Birthday Party Best Deal

Here is a different “best deal”  problem!  In my daughter’s Grade 5 classroom we adapted a Patterning & Algebra problem that was shared on Twitter thanks to Michael Sloan. For …

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Hi I’m Vicki.

Math Motivator was created as a result of my passion for the teaching and learning of mathematics for elementary students.  As a Professional Learning Mentor I want to inspire elementary educators, students and their families to love math!  Read more…

Math is not about numbers, equations, computations or algorithms. It is about understanding.