Math-ew the Number Train and the Holiday Shopping Project… what do they have in common? These are the latest two projects Emily and I worked together on to create. Recently during two coaching sessions, teachers asked me to create materials for them to use with their students. One project was sequencing numbers and the other… Continue reading Math-ew the Number Train & Holiday Shopping Project
I want to start this off by telling each of you... Students are more than just data! I believe that with every ounce of my being and have said it time and time again in meetings. With that said, we need to use the data we have on what students know and don't know to help… Continue reading Student Data and How We Use It
Many elementary teachers have reading groups already established in their classrooms, but the idea of math groups seems foreign to many. Reading groups is a teaching strategy that has been around for a long time. The idea behind reading groups is, as I understand it, is homogeneous groups that rotate between 4-5 stations. The idea… Continue reading Math Stations… Making Them Work for Your Classroom
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
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
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So last week we had a post about Math Tool-kits. We have received many messages and photos from you all on what you've put together. We LOVE it!! One of the things I keep getting stuck on is- I don't plan on sending home the Math Tool-kits with my students if/when we go on distance… Continue reading Virtual Manipulatives
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