How to Use Math Charts during Whole Group Instruction

How often do you hold meetings or circle time each day in your classroom? I held meetings anytime I wanted my students’ complete and full attention. It’s different for every teacher and every classroom. Most days, my circle time was for my core subject whole group lessons. Being on the floor and away from desks […]

A Space Unit Every Early Learner Will Love

Get a child to talk about space, and you will have them gabbing for hours! Their little minds are intrigued with what’s beyond Earth. Bring engaging activities to your classroom and you’ll have them glued every single day! My Travel to Space unit will spark the imagination of your classroom that they will beg to […]

Spring Digital Activities for Little Learners

Isn’t it crazy how much the view of classrooms have changed just in a few short years? Gosh, when I started teaching 15 years ago, I was lucky to have 2-3 computers up against a back wall. Now, you walk into classrooms and see individual iPads, Teacher Bitmojis on the screen, and digital resources instead […]

How to Use a Math Block for 3D Solid Shapes

You’ve covered so many units in math so far. Now, it’s time for the unit over 3D solid shapes! This is a fun unit because your learners will learn some big vocabulary words AND they will use those words every day as they relate them to real objects! Create a Math Block Your math block […]

Introducing Addition and Subtraction Activities

You know your little ones are growing up when they begin adding and subtracting! Kindergarten is such a big year. Your class full of students come in knowing a little bit about reading and numbers. They leave reading books, and knowing how to add and subtract! Teaching operations can’t be a pencil to paper skill. […]

Positional Words in Your Math Classroom

Create a Math Block I can’t say this enough. An effective math block will help you tremendously! It creates routine and structure that you need to make sure everyone is on task. This is what I include in my math block: Engaging Mini Lessons Math centers Independent practice visuals throughout the classroom   Engaging Mini […]