Elementary Math, Limitless Mind Bookstudy, Math, Math Instruction, Math Professional Development, Summer Conferences, Uncategorized

Continuing Your Education

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

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Let’s Give Them Something To Talk About

If I’m being honest, when it comes to Math Talks, there’s no one right way to do it. I have been doing Math Talks with my classes for almost 10 years now. There’s always a direction I’m trying to go with the discussion, but many times the direction changes depending on what the students are… Continue reading Let’s Give Them Something To Talk About

Addition, Elementary Math, Guided Math, Math, Math Games, Math Instruction, Multiplication, Uncategorized

A Month of Games: The Dot Game

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

Distributive Property, Elementary Math, Guided Math, Math Instruction, Math Seminars, Multiplication, Uncategorized

How “SMART” Are We???

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???

Elementary Math, Guided Math, Math Instruction, Math Seminars, Uncategorized

It’s Seminar Season…

I am excited to have the opportunity to once again deliver my 2-day seminar across the country. For those of you who have attended in the past, thank you! Your positive comments and feedback have helped me continuously shape and evolve this seminar to meet teachers’ needs. For those of you who haven’t had the… Continue reading It’s Seminar Season…