Welcome to Lyndale's Math Website!

Hi there!   Mr. Hansen and Mr. Menz are Lyndale's Math Specialists.  They love math!  They love talking about, thinking about, and using math to problem solve.  

More 4th Grade Practice - Unit 1

More 5th Grade Practice- Unit 1

This site is a resource for parents, guardians, and students who want more information and help with math.  This site will have videos and other resources to help explain and reteach math concepts for students.  For parents and guardians, we hope you use these videos so you too can learn about your students math and better help them at home.  

We will also have links to online resources for your student to explore math in different ways.  Enjoy and let the problem solving begin!

Check out these two examples of student work for this addition problem:
... this second grader was shown the standard algorithm too early.
Now, look at this example of another 2nd grader thinking about the whole number:
This is excellent thinking to break the number up into its place value.  Want to see how to help your student solve problems like this?  Check out the videos!

Here are examples of these types of thinking for subtraction:
Oh come on!  Seriously though, lets think about place value!  Check this out:
WOW!  That is excellent thinking.  Take away 20 from the entire number, then taking away 6 would get me to the decade number, so I just need to take away three more form the original 9.  Awesome!