## The Benefits of Numbers Notebook

Research shows that students should be encouraged to communicate their mathematical thinking in a variety of ways. I have found that a math journal or Numbers Notebook is one way…

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# Math

## The Benefits of Numbers Notebook

## Guided Math Webinar

## Color-Coded Learning: Numbers Notebook

## 20 Ideas for Teaching Coins

## Fact Fluency: Friend or Foe?

## The Workshop Classroom

## Math Fact Fluency

## Graphs and Data Work Stations

## 3 Simple Ways to do a Lesson Reflection

## Flip It Math Games

## 20 Ideas for Teaching Measurement

## 20 Ways to Teach Graphing

## Math Games for Technology

## Interactive Math Games

## Organizing Curriculum

## Math Journal K, 1, and 2

## Organizing Math Centers

## Math Centers For First Grade

## Second Grade Math Journal

## Standards-Based Snake Safari

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Research shows that students should be encouraged to communicate their mathematical thinking in a variety of ways. I have found that a math journal or Numbers Notebook is one way…

Guided Math Webinar Hello and welcome to the playback of the Guided Math: Top 3 Must Haves Webinar! It’s always fun to connect with you in new ways! This webinar was…

Numbers Notebook: A Record of Learning I began implementing a math journal in 2013. It was not something I set out to do at the beginning of the school…

This post is all about teaching about coins! The pictures and lesson ideas in this post come from the guided math units K-2, but I have 3rd and 4th grade…

Fact Fluency in the primary grades can become a heated topic and for good reason. Let’s dive into it a bit together! Are you tensing up yet? Perhaps having a flashback…

Keeping students engaged in learning should be at the top of my list of to dos as a teacher. The reason behind it is simple. If I am working hard…

Math fact fluency is the quick and effortless recall of basic math facts. When students achieve automaticity with these facts, they have attained a level of mastery that enables them to retrieve them…

Teaching graphs and data can be one of the most fun and relevant concepts for students. This is because we can use our students’ interests and lives for the material…

One area that I consistently struggled with throughout my teaching career is taking time to have my students reflect on their learning. The elusive evaluation portion of the ever perfect…

I recently created a new mini-series called Flip It Math Games! This is a partner comparison game. Students practice a chosen math strand through many formats, determining less than and…

Teaching measurement can actually be a nice break from algorithms for both student and teacher! Measurement tends to be a concept with a fairly even playing field. Our spacially challenged…

Graphs are commonly referred to as charts and are usually data which can be represented by symbols. In a world of info-graphics and constant data overload, graphing is not only…

Are you constantly looking for just the right math games for technology to reinforce the learning in your math block? Are you or your students in a technology station rut?…

This blog post is all about providing self-checking interactive math games for your math block! It’s not always easy finding the right apps or games to support your math instruction. I…

Organization Every Summer for the last 19 years, I have organized and created lessons and activities for the new school year. In the last 10 years, this has been increasingly…

Let’s take a peek into interactive math notebooks, or what I call math journals! In 2013, I implemented a math journal rotation in my first grade classroom. Implementing Math Journals…

I know the summer months are all about taking a break, but one thing I love about summer is getting organized! This video is all about organizing math centers for guided…

I don’t know about you, but my FAVORITE time of the day has always been math centers! I just love the ability to let students take charge of their place,…

Hello out there! I have been working with schools to help put guided math into action these last two weeks! What a blast! Teachers came to small group with me…

A few years ago I came across these plastic snakes in the discount bin at the local store. (I see them put out now every year at many different stores during…

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