Number Sense Activities to Help Math Fluency

As educators, we know that number sense is a critical piece of the puzzle that is mathematical thinking. Number sense grows when we begin to connect numerical values to real life. It is so important for students to recognize that numbers are related and that they do not exist in […]

How to Practice Multiplying Decimals with Work Mats

Ever wondered what the heck work mats are? And how can they benefit you in the classroom? Work mats are great for guided math or during small group instruction to serve as both practice and a reference sheet as students are working towards mastery of a skill. Let’s dig in […]

Different Ways to Use Math Choice Boards

Now that we’ve discussed what choice boards are and why we should use them and how to overcome common challenges with using choice boards, let’s get a little bit more specific.  Math is a great subject for choice boards because they allow students to take ownership of how they master […]

How to Overcome the Challenges of Choice Boards

We’ve talked about what choice boards are and the four reasons why you should use them in your classroom. Now we’re a couple of months into the school year, and you may be shouting through your screen, “No way! Choice boards will be too challenging to introduce now.” But here’s […]

5 Ways To Use Math Notes in Your Classroom

Do you ever teach a lesson and think it’s amazing and then you get dozens of emails that the students didn’t understand the lesson? Eliminate this problem using math notes. These math notes are great to use in your math class because they students will have a place to review […]