An INCREDIBLE method for making math a hands-free, teacher-free, and EXTREMELY effective time in your classroom. Give yourself the time you need for small group without worrying about the rest of your kiddos. Perfect for yearly homework, remediation, assessments...you name it!
Discover 10 ways to teach math using post it notes here There are ideas for teaching addition, even and odd numbers, fact families, comparing numbers, rounding, fractions, decimals, area and graphing. Sticky notes help make learning interactive and fun!
Sites that I can't do without as a math teacher (and what's so special about each one!) Links to virtual manipulatives, discovery-based lessons, free graphing software, question prompts, eBooks, and more.... Tons of resources for math teachers
We're doing polygons in geometry, and apparently I was supposed to learn this in elementary school. I seriously didn't learn anything in elementary school...this is new to me lol. But it's okay I'll learn :) Hold this right? My geometry teacher seriously told us 11 sides was an elevenagon. Sigh.
(2015) Math workshop is a way to give students the instruction that they need, but can sometimes be difficult to implement in the classroom. This blog post explains each part of this math period and what should be accomplished during that time.