Category Archives: Math

What Do Kids Do When the Going Gets Tough?

There are students in your classroom who often know how to do the math before you get to the lesson.  You know which ones I’m talking about.  They complete work in record time.  They get the highest scores on all … Continue reading

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Best Practice for Math App Games in the Classroom

One of the most common questions I get is “What math games are you using?”  Certainly there are some math app games that are far superior to others as they relate to learning.  But a more important question is HOW … Continue reading

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QR Codes and Anchor Charts in Math

A while back I wrote a post about two great resources for math instructional videos.  I enjoy exposing kids to these instructional videos because it gives them the opportunity to hear other teachers and students explain things.  After much hemming … Continue reading

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Reinforcing Learning With Math Videos

I’ve been exploring the use of short instructional videos in the classroom as a way to provide more and targeted instruction to student’s needs.  Making all of your own videos can be time consuming so it’s nice to have some … Continue reading

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My New Obsession: Pinterest

Yes I’ve just drunk the Pinterest Koolaid.  It’s soooo good.  I’m going to use it to collect teaching resources both technology and non technology related.  Feel free to follow me. : )

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Cloning Myself

I’m lucky enough to have a day to work on creating content for my iPads.  My loose plan is to create some instructional videos in math to better differentiate teaching some concepts.  I’ve seen Jennie Cho Magiera do this with … Continue reading

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