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...]

## Why Teaching Time is So Difficult

Teaching time along with measurement in 2nd and 3rd grades can be difficult. The main reason is that measuring (up until this point) can be pretty concrete. Your students can see how tall someone is, … [Read more...]

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