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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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
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?
Math Sorts are engaging, standards-aligned math activities that get students talking about math. You can learn all about Math Sorts by visiting this blog post. Math sorts are no-prep activities. These math sorting activities can be completed independently, but it’s important to give students time to explain how they sorted their cards. This can be
Are you interested in math centers, but don’t know what to do during your small group instruction time? Perhaps you tried using your math textbook but found you wasted time deciding which problems to complete and which to skip? I faced this exact problem. I only had 15 to 20 minutes with each small group.
Teachers are given a curriculum map to follow, but it doesn’t always go as planned. Every student is different and sometimes you have to spend that extra week(s) on fractions or a few more days on elapsed time. This all sounds like something a good teacher would do. The problem? If you are an upper