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...]

## 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...]