We are thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Digital Number Sense SUMmit coming to you live on June 14 & 15, 2022! Based on your feedback and ideas, we decided to change things up a bit. Take a look at our session lineup--you should see some new content along with some of your favorites. Keep… Continue reading Digital Number Sense SUMmit 2022
Who doesn't love a good mug of hot chocolate in the cold winter months? I'm always trying to tie in real-world experiences into my math lessons and what's better than combining math and hot chocolate? Do you have that one bulletin board in your building that everyone struggles with an idea about what should go… Continue reading Mathematicians LOVE Hot Cocoa
It's January 3. That means you may have either just come up with a New Year's resolution or you're possibly trying to come up with one. Some people are trying to determine their word for the year instead of a resolution. To be honest, I've never been able to complete a New Year's resolution and… Continue reading Goal Writing… for students and you!
Coming back from break is not easy for students or teachers. I think it may even be harder for teachers. I think this was the first winter break in my 17 year career that I did less than 1 hour of school work. I'm not saying that to brag, but as something that some of… Continue reading Multiplication Review
Fact: Fractions is a topic that is controversial with people when it comes to math. Fiction: Fractions are scary! Fact: You CAN teach fractions with meaning. Fiction: If I have to draw a picture of the fraction, that means I'm not good at math. Fact: Making fractions conceptual, using manipulatives, and changing how we (the… Continue reading Fractions… Fact vs Fiction
If you're like me and like organization, this post is for you! It's no secret WE LOVE MATH GAMES!!! I use math games as a form of practice for students. I'm not 100% against worksheets. There's a time and place for them for sure, but if students aren't engaged in their learning, you (as the… Continue reading Math Game Binder
For me this is a simple question. For students, this is quite tricky. What is a mathematician? At the start of every school year, for the past 8 or so years, I have given this question to each of my classes within, the first few days of the school year. The assignment is two-fold. I… Continue reading What is a mathematician?
2 presenters 4 days 6 grade levels 25 sessions 40+ school districts 1860 minutes of PD And it isn't over yet... Did you want to attend the Digital Number Sense SUMmit but weren't able to give up the time over the summer? Did you not have funding available in the spring/summer? Did you find out… Continue reading The SUMmit is Over but the Learning Continues
Friends, it’s the time of year where we are either just starting to think about our classrooms for the upcoming year or we are in the thick of it. If this were an Instagram post I’d put a poll here asking “Do you just LOVE to set up your classroom each year or would you… Continue reading Classroom Decor… or Lack Thereof
YES! We are back with our 2nd Annual Digital Number Sense SUMmit! Last year was such a success and we listened to feedback from those who attended and planned this year to be bigger and better. We brought back some favorite sessions and added in many new ones. We are even offering a bonus session… Continue reading Digital Number Sense SUMmit 2021