Why I NOW Love Teaching Math: Setting up Math Rotations
If you know me, you know I am in loooove with Daily 5! Ever since incorporating it into my classroom last year, I have loved seeing the variety of skills and strategies my students are working on each and every day. I also love that the segments are short, so we all stay motivated and the energy for learning stays high. I have been wanting to redo how I teach math for a while. As a student, I truly adore mathematics, but as a teacher, I was getting bored. Our district was looking into…
Domino Number Bonds Activity & Freebie - Lessons for Little Ones by Tina O'Block
Here is a simple, fun way to practice number bonds in your math groups – use dominoes! Get the free printable page to use in your classroom #numberbondskindergarten #numberbondskindergartenfree #free #freebie
Taking Quality Guided Reading Notes
This packet is the perfect companion to every guided reading program. It includes tools for daily tracking as well as assessment checklists/rubrics to help you to effectively evaluate students' strengths and weaknesses in reading. These can help to guide future instruction to ensure that students be...
Teacher Brochure for Parent Communication on Back to School Night
This is a super easy way to give your parents all the information they need on back to school night. It has a spot for teacher wish list, student supplies, daily schedule, subjects, contact info, etc.It is in black and white. I print it on a cute colored paper and it turns out adorable and can be co...
Easy to Manage Math Centers - Not So Wimpy Teacher
I recently posted a picture on Instagram (@notsowimpyteacher) of my math centers organized and ready to use. I received dozens of questions and requests for a blog post about my math center rotations. I have blogged MANY times about math centers, but it is a topic that I am passionate about, so I am happy […]
Using Fractured Fairytales to Teach Sequencing - Cassie Dahl | Teaching + Technology
Sequencing events in a story can be difficult for students. This is one of my favorite lessons to teach because it really engages my students. It makes them
mClass Student Response Question Stems
Do your students need extra practice in their written responses for mClass TRC assessments? If so, mClass Student Response Question Stems can help. These mClass question stems are for levels F through U and include 7 questions for each group of levels. These questions focus on fiction texts. The...