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Represent Decimals using Base 10 Blocks and Money - FREE decimals printable for guided math groups

Decimals Using Base 10 Blocks and Money

Last week, I shared an activity that you can use when introducing fractions with denominators 10 & 100. Click here to read that blog post. It includes a freebie for your guided math groups! Today’s blog post includes a math mat that will helps students represent decimals in various ways. In fourth grade, students are

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Free fractions printable. 4.NF.5 : I can change a fraction with denominator 10 to an equivalent fraction with denominator 100 in order to add the two fractions.

Adding Fractions with Denominators 10 and 100

In third grade, students focused on fractions with denominators 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8. In fourth grade, students are introduced to fractions with denominators 10 and 100. Using base ten blocks can help students see how a fraction with the denominator of 100 can be equivalent to a fraction with a denominator of 10.

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How to Use Google Forms without an Email - Google Forms in the Elementary Classroom

A Look at Google Forms Settings

Collecting Emails If you want students to enter their email address, select collect email address from the settings menu. An email form will automatically be inserted. Only Allow Students to Submit Only Once A – Limit to 1 response will require students to sign-in to their Google account.  B – Edit after submit will allow

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Division Strategies 4th and 5th grade - Division FREE printable activity

Division Strategies for Upper Elementary Students

Last week I helped you introduce division to your third graders. Click here to view that blog post. Today, Let’s look at division strategies for your fourth or fifth graders. 1. Use Manipulatives! You may be tempted to skip this step, but it’s crucial for students to start at the concrete stage in order to

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Division Strategies for Third Grade - Printable activities to introduce division

Division Strategies: Introducing Division to Third Graders

In this blog post I will share with you division strategies, example activities, and a free printable that you can use with your third grade students. Start with word problems! Why? It is very important to introduce division using word problems. This is a great opportunity for students to visualize what is happening and to

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Google Slides Tips for Teachers

In last week’s blog post, I shared with you some Google Forms tips and tricks. The self-grading feature of Google Forms makes them perfect for assessments. What they do lack is interactive features. That’s where Google Slides come in handy. Google Slides can be used to create interactive Google activities. This is where students work

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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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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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