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Teaching Place Value to 1st Graders

Teaching place value. It’s critical because it’s a foundation to understanding our number system, but it also presents a challenge for some children. They have to shift from the one by one counting they have practiced for years to an understanding that “one” can actually represent ten, one hundred, or more. But, as a teacher, there are things you can do to make this task easier for your students. Intentional teaching helps them be successful with this new math task. […]

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