To begin, Emily and I would sincerely like to thank SIS4Teachers for asking us to partner together to provide you an amazing at-home bank of videos over the past three weeks. It forced both of us to branch into a new chapter of creating video content to share. We have been trying to figure out… Continue reading We Are Here for YOU!
We are excited to announce a partnership with SIS4Teachers to bring you a series of math videos to use at home. During this time we will be posting 3 games/strategies/activities per day to help parents at home or teachers looking for games/activities to push out to their students. You will be able to download the… Continue reading E-Learning Resources
It's here! Registration is OPEN for our first summer conference! We would LOVE to see so many of our friends and make a ton of new friends this summer. Please share this brochure with all you know who may be interested. Not only would we love to have admin, teachers, and support staff, but we… Continue reading Number Sense SUMmit 2020
This is the time of year when many teachers begin to feel the pressure of “the test” sneaking up on them. We begin to wonder how we are we ever going to cover all the content we haven’t made it to yet, and at the same time, continuously review what has already been covered. I… Continue reading Workstations that Work
If you are planning on doing the LIMITLESS MIND book study with us and want to earn graduate credit from an accredited university, this would be an easy 15 contact hours of reading the book and participating in the online discussion. Raise your hand if you're a teacher who stays late to get work done… Continue reading Continuing Your Education
As many of you know, this year has brought about new opportunities for me, including the creation of Hilty Consulting! I have been pleasantly surprised with the amount of inquiry I have received about services I can provide to schools and districts. I am looking forward to meeting many new faces this summer and fall,… Continue reading New Opportunities, New Partnerships
Looking for summer Math Professional Development? Emily and I are excited to share the news that we've put together a summer math institute! We included sample agendas, but all content can be customized for your building/district. To learn more about pricing and options, email HiltyConsulting@gmail.com.
How many times have you gone out to dinner and you see the dreaded dot game on your child's menu? My daughter loves playing this game, I can't say I always had the same enthusiasm for it. A few years ago a friend of mine introduced me to the idea of changing it up and… Continue reading A Month of Games: The Dot Game
Many of you are knee-deep into division units during this time of year. Several years ago I came across a division lesson by Marilyn Burns (one of my math idols). I have used this lesson with my own students as well as a modeling it in other teachers’ classrooms. Every time I play it the… Continue reading A Month of Games: First Up, Division!
Some of you know I am volunteering with two third-grade classrooms in the building where I used to teach. We have spent the first part of this year working on understanding the concepts of multiplication and division. We've built equal groups with counters, skip-counted on a number line, built area models and arrays, learned how… Continue reading How “SMART” Are We???