During the first week we looked at shapes. Now I'm going to really focus on patterns. This is how I introduced patterns. As students came into class and gathered onto the rug in a circle, I asked … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Fractions Day 4 (Fun FREEBIE for you)

Using our fraction kits, we played a game (from Marilyn Burns) called Cover-up. To play, everyone needs their fraction kit and you need a dice with these written on each side (1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/8, … [Read more...]

## Harness Halloween’s Energy with some Fun Math Activities

The next two weeks can be rough even for the best teacher. Halloween is coming up and nothing like the idea of running around gathering free candy in a costume to get students buzzed! Well, if you … [Read more...]

## How I run Math Workshop

I love to differentiate my math time. My students are more engaged and feel more confident when math is at their level. So challenges can be reached! Here is an overview of how I teach my 2-3rd … [Read more...]

## Math is everywhere!

What if I could harness all the power of those numbers and have my students see them to and then do mental math every time? For example, if they are on the elevator and see a number, they could … [Read more...]

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