If you have read my previous blog post, I mentioned that my #1 reason for implementing these Morning Work bundles in my classroom is because of the Spiral Review it provides for my students. As a third-grade teacher, I am constantly being referred to as a “testing grade.” Not that I always need to be
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As teachers, there are days when we are frantically running around in the mornings trying to get prepared before our students arrive. Sometimes, we need those extra 15 minutes of silence to gather our materials or answer the phone or emails. What if students can walk in, unpack their materials, and get started right away
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
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