If you already incorporate math games into your elementary classroom, you know how engaging and fun your students have playing them. You probably also have games at the ready for your … [Read more...]

## My Summer Break Goals

I won't explain why it's important for teachers to have a summer break - you all know why. But for me it gives me a chance to recalibrate. Next fall, I am taking on two new grade levels: Kindergarten … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Place Value Day 4

Place Value Tens and Hundreds So this is a start of a new math week. Normally I have four days of math a week, but because of Halloween (eek!), we only had three. So this is week two of Place Value, … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Place Value Day 2

Making Groups Part 1 So to review, yesterday I dumped a bunch of rice all over the carpet in my classroom. It was an engaging way to elicit discussion of place value, as they developed strategies … [Read more...]

## Math Log – Place Value Day 1

I am often asked, "What does math look like in your classroom?" So I am going to record here what I do every day, from the start of a topic to the end. Today we kicked off a new math topic, Place … [Read more...]