Place Value Yahtzee Game — Games 4 Gains
Want a FREE differentiated place value game to use in your math centers tomorrow? Read about how we've transformed the popular game Yahtzee into a fun and engaging place value game! You'll even get our free score cards to use!
Building Challenge STEM and Writing Centers distance learning with google slides
Building Challenge STEM and Writing Centers These centers have students building and writing about their build. There are challenges that include measurement, research and writing that go along with each build. #STEM #LEGO #CHALLENGE
Roll It! Rounding Game — Games 4 Gains
This FREE rounding game worked great in my math centers! The game board for rounding numbers to the nearest ten was perfect practice for my 3rd graders.
Key Word Kiddos (Step into 2nd Grade with Mrs. Lemons)
I don't think it's any secret that math is my favorite subject to teach. I love coming up with new ideas and lessons to teach something that used to be so boring to me. As a child I pretty much live
Why I NOW Love Teaching Math: Setting up Math Rotations
If you know me, you know I am in loooove with Daily 5! Ever since incorporating it into my classroom last year, I have loved seeing the variety of skills and strategies my students are working on each and every day. I also love that the segments are short, so we all stay motivated and the energy for learning stays high. I have been wanting to redo how I teach math for a while. As a student, I truly adore mathematics, but as a teacher, I was getting bored. Our district was looking into…
You're What? Telling Your Students And Their Families That You Are Expecting - Teaching with Jillian Starr
“Does your baby poop inside you? Do you have to poop out their poop?” Conversations you never thought you’d have!I guess it had never really occurred to me that I would be the one breaking the news to my students and families about my pregnancy. For some reason I assumed that administration would handle it, …
Activities to Practice Counting Coins
Activities to Practice Counting Coins 4 comments Freebies, math, math games, Money Money is one of my favorite math topics. Maybe it's because it lends itself so easily to hands-on learning. In second grade, most of the money activities we do are centered around counting combinations of coins. Rather than spend a few weeks covering this skill and then moving on, I make a point of revisiting it as often as I possibly can throughout the school year. Here are a few of my go to activities. Be…
7 Math Games Using Playing Cards
Games are a great way to reinforce learning in the classroom. In this post by The Teacher Next Door, you'll learn about seven math games using playing cards that are free and easy too! These math games are perfect for 3rd - 5th graders and will help them master a number of math concepts.
Get Your GROOVE On with Guided Math...And a FREEBIE!!!
Learn the nine basic components of guided math to help you implement this in your classroom. Follow our guided math series for in depth posts.
Math TIME: Rotations At Their Pace
I have attempted to get math rotations going in my 5th grade class for years now. I tried different acronyms and setups, but I could never remain committed to them. It all felt too rushed...the students would settle into an activity and then it would be time to move on again. Those who needed more time had to abandon a task. Others who were ready to move on turned to socializing instead (!) and it just didn't feel like the best use of time. This year, I was determined to implement rotations…