Uncertain times call for different ways of thinking and stepping outside our comfort zones. The entire world has been asked to rethink almost everything they do and find new ways to carry out daily tasks. Every industry has been hit incredibly hard, and the education world has definitely felt the impact. Last month we shared… Continue reading Digital Number Sense SUMmit
During this crazy and uncertain time, Emily and I have been trying to figure out how we can best support you and your students. We received many thank yous for the 3-week virtual math series, and that got us thinking...what else can we do virtually? Meanwhile, Emily's students were telling her how much they missed… Continue reading NEW Virtual Math Game Series
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
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
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???