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STEM Ideas that are More Than a Worksheet
What do YOU know about STEM? Me, I am learning more about it because I love the idea of it. When I was in the classroom, I had never heard about it, although I did STEMlike activities. They weren’t called … Continue reading
Posted in science, Uncategorized
Tagged engineering, freebies, math, printables, science, STEAM, STEM, technology
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how do you use your pocket chart?
Pocket charts are one of those ubiquitous classroom things. Specifically the large blue ones. More recently, the pretty and colorful Target Dollar Spot mini ones. I even had a big red one from Scholastic. And another smaller red one shaped … Continue reading
Posted in math, Uncategorized
Tagged free, freebie friday, math, math center, missing factor, multiplication, pocket chart math sort, valentine center, valentine math
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how many ways can you make 100? math fun on the hundredth day of school
Here is an easy math idea for the 100th day of school, or any day really. I actually started this on the first day one year and used it as a math warmup with 3rd graders. Each day, we would … Continue reading
Posted in math
Tagged 100th day of school, critical thinking, fun, ideas, math, older kids, upper elementary
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measure the angels?
My husband began his career in education many years ago as a fourth grade teacher. We are in the middle of a move right now, and we’ve been packing and cleaning and organizing and reminiscing. Well, he came across a … Continue reading
last minute easter idea…tessellations!
I don’t think I ever celebrated Easter in the classroom. Scanning Pinterest and blogs, though, I see a ton of Easter stuff. So I’m curious, do you do anything for Easter in your classroom? Truthfully, I was never big on … Continue reading
mathy monday: ordered pairs, a groundhog freebie, and a FREE font!
Before I get started with mathy Monday, I am so excited to share a FREE font from my super talented brotherinlaw, Micah. He is an elementary art teacher with an adorable 2 year old son. I can’t tell you how … Continue reading
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Tagged font, free font, groundhog, manic monday, math, mathy monday, ordered pairs. free
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mathy monday: multiplication baseball
I’ve always been pretty competitive. To a fault, some say. I like games, and I especially like to win games. As a kid, I always loved playing games at school, especially ones I was good at. One thing that I … Continue reading
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Tagged math, mathy monday, multiplication, multiplication baseball, review game
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Mathy Monday: why is rounding so hard?
If I had to name the one area of math that has caused me the greatest frustration, it has to be rounding. What is it about rounding that made it so hard for my third graders to grasp? Practice, practice, … Continue reading
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Tagged app, free, linky party, manic monday, math, mathy monday, rounding
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mathy monday: mean, median, and mode, oh my!
Oh my is right. These are tricky concepts for elementary students. I found that when teaching mean, median, mode, and range, this is not something that can just be taught in a quick lesson and students get it. It takes … Continue reading
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Tagged free, freebie, manic monday, math, mean median mode range, winter
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mathy monday: math centers part 1
I’ve already told you how much I love doing math projects with my students. I also really love to use math centers. I usually alternate throughout the year between math projects and math centers. Math centers give students hands on … Continue reading
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Tagged hands on, manic monday, math, math center, mathy monday, measure around the room, measurement
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