Math centers add so much value to your classroom. They’re a non-negotiable part in many primary classrooms because when rolled out appropriately, centers promote great learning strategies. They can completely uplevel your teaching! Hands-on access gives kids a chance to explore concepts they’ve already learned and strengthen their skills at
“I’m done!” Two words every teacher dreads… Early finishers can distract others, get themselves in trouble, or otherwise cause mischief in a classroom. On today’s blog, I’ll share my top tips for keeping your early finishers busy. Get Organized! First and foremost, you need to create a plan for your
Math can be a challenge for students once it gets past the fluency stage and into the conceptual stage. Why is it that even our kids who are quick to learn math facts still struggle with solving math problems? Even with lots of practice, some of our primary students shut
Task cards are one of my favorite ways to add variety and fun to my primary classroom. One of the best features? Once you have prepared a set of task cards, you can easily reuse them with little to no prep, saving you tons of time! What Are Task Cards?
Are you a fan of using exit tickets with your students? They are one of my favorite tools in my teaching repertoire! Chances are, you do something resembling an exit ticket each day in your classroom, but you may call it something else. Exit slips, entrance tickets, closure activities. No
We all know math centers are a great way to differentiate and personalize learning for our little mathematicians. They give kids the chance to apply strategies and math thinking independently while staying motivated to learn. They’re also a great way to help students build skills independently while teachers are focusing
The start of a new school year means it’s time to refresh and review what was learned the previous year. There is an extra challenge going into this year because the 2019-2020 school year was cut short and many students had to adjust to virtual learning overnight. But don’t worry!
No Learning Centers? No problem! Limited movement. Seat work. Teacher at the front, students in individual desks…No learning centers?! It’s almost like a manual of what NOT to do in the 21st century classroom! Thankfully, we have technology, and the innovations of teachers all across the globe, on our side.
I’m SOOO happy to tell you that the manipulative math flip book is finally here!! I think you’re going to love this one. It’s PERFECT for small groups, centers, and early finishers! Here’s some info… Manipulative Math is a flip book that will help keep your little learners engaged! It will provide a hands-on