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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We are beyond excited to host our very first Digital Number Sense SUMmit in 7 days!! This idea was just a dream to us over the last few years. We attended and presented at various conferences around the United States and had always thought, "What if..." Well, ladies and gentlemen, it is just about time… Continue reading 1 week to go…
The Digital Number Sense SUMmit is only 15 days away! Emily and I have been busy preparing our first 6 amazing sessions for you. If we've already received your registration, here are 15 things to look forward to...if you haven't registered yet, here are 15 reasons you will want to click this link to register:… Continue reading 15 Days and Counting…