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Google Forms in the Elementary Classroom - Tips and Tricks for Using Google Classroom Google Forms APP

Google Forms in the Elementary Classroom

Do you have access to Google Classroom but haven’t started using it? Perhaps you think it’ll be confusing or time consuming to set it up. I thought the same thing. I spent almost one year avoiding it all. I finally told myself that I was being ridiculous. I stayed one day after school and created

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Multiplication Patterns, Skip Count on a Hundreds Chart to find multiples and patterns Third Grade Patterns Free Small Group Activity

Using a Hundreds Chart to Find Multiplication Patterns – Free Printable

In third grade students are expected to identify arithmetic patterns in a multiplication table. A multiplication table is great, but it gives students all the information. A hundreds chart is a better way to get students engaged in this process as they skip count to find the multiples of a number. This free Multiplication Patterns

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What do do instead of math rotations - small groups and one-on-one conferences planning sheets and lesson plan templates

What to do instead of Math Rotations

It’s important to remember that your math groups should have no more than 6 students. But what if you have 30 students? Would a math workshop model still work? The answer is yes. It might look a little different, and that’s okay. A simple rotation of 3 groups might not be the best option for a

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Multiplication Dominoes Games - Free Printable to Practice Math Facts and subitizing

Multiplication Dominoes Game – Free Printable

Students are introduced to multiplication in third grade. Everything is very hands-on and visuals are used to represent these math facts. They may include the following: equal groups repeated addition sentences number lines for skip counting arrays But what happens when students have a difficult time with simple skip counting? You may notice that these

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Grid Response Free Printable for Test Prep - Math Test Prep printable to practice grid response questions

Grid Response Free Printable

End of year testing can be very stressful for teachers and students.  I hope this answer grid will help you and your students feel a little more comfortable when you come to these types of questions. The free printable includes two versions for you to use. Below are a couple of ways you can use

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Problem Solving Strategies for Upper Elementary Math Students. Free problem solving strategies printable and bookmark.

5 Problem Solving Strategies Bulletin Board (Free Download)

Have your students ever picked the numbers in a word problem and just did something random with them? They may have added when they should have multiplied or subtracted instead of divided. It can get very frustrating when students simply say they don’t know what to do. But what can we do to assist them?

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