Math

Xtra Math

Put down your coffees people and get ready to be amazed. I cannot believe I haven't shared this with you yet. I have seriously been hold out on you all. My sincerest apologies. What I want to share today is - Xtra Math. It's a free (yes... free) website to work on...

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Easy Math Sorts

You know what I get sick of? Velcro. Cutting velcro, sticking velcro, paying for velcro, the backings that always get stuck to your clothes. Sometimes velcro and I need a break. We aren't breaking up. No crazy thoughts. Velcro will always hold a special place in my...

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Teaching Counting Skills

Sometimes counting is like a song. This is often exactly how some students are first introduced to the concept. “1, 2, 3 ,4 ,5 …” The challenge here is that sometimes it’s hard to break that chain with our students when we want them to count out objects or simply...

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Math Discrete Trial Data

My personal goal for myself this year is improving my math instruction. It's slightly painful for my because to be completely honest - I hate math. We have been doing small group individualized math groups that have been going really well! Students rotate between...

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Seasonal Math Puzzles

Hands-on math materials having been saving my behind this school year! We have been trying our some new math rotations and math sorts and math puzzles have been perfect for independent work time. I have this set of math puzzles for addition, subtraction, and...

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BTSE: Leveled Homework

Do you want to know what is this biggest pain in my side the whole school year long? Homework. It sneaks up on me each day. I'm never prepared for it and I'm literally always forgetting. It's hard enough to keep up with the multitude of different curriculums that I...

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Marvelous Math Apps {free}

Everyone and their mother knows how much I am obsessed with my iPads. With more and more amazing apps released each day, I'm sadly admitting - my obsession is at an all time high. I've had a few posts detailing my love of that small touch screen box of heaven; I've...

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App it & Graph it

I am admittedly not a math loving teacher. I'd choose homophones and character traits over fractions and multiplication any day. My classroom has been BEYOND lucky to have a set of iPads this year. I have been striving to utilize these little motivation machine to...

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Advanced Fluency Programs

Last week I shared my new video tutorial of Running Fluency Programs. Yes, I'm hear to talk about fluency again. I love it. There are so many ways to use fluency instruction - it is literally crazy. Yes, crazy. I have been really upping the game for some of my higher...

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