Teaching before Halloween can be rough, but here are 5 projects that will make your week before October 31st just a little easier for you and your students.
Why your students should start playing Prodigy Math Game…NOW! Are you looking for a way to encourage your students to practice and reinforce their math skills? You may want to give Prodigy a try. Prodigy is a math-based game that mimics the gameplay of a RPG, or role playing game, where students engage in “wizard battles” using math problems to… Read More
Okay, okay, you’re not really going to turn your students into REAL zombies, but this is even better and will help big time with your classroom management! Here are the basics: What?: This strategy is a way to help grade papers in your classroom quickly and easily, using other students to help you. Why?: Because, who doesn’t want to grade… Read More
I’ve said this before and I will say it again, Daily Spiral Review has been the BIGGEST game-changer in my math instruction. Practice does make perfect, right? Of course it does, if the practice is methodical and guided by a teacher. That’s exactly what math spiral review is…practice under supervision from you, the teacher! The spirals I use in my… Read More
Ever been to an escape room with your friends? If you’re anything like me, you probably get a bit anxious, a little excited, but more than anything, you want to solve all the clues and WIN! Now, how about we think about how we can bring something similar into the classroom! I made an Escape Room for my class for… Read More
Multiplication Fact Fluency is ALWAYS something we are practicing in our classroom, even from early on in the school year. I have tried many things over the years, but what I always come back to is that learning multiplication fact fluency must be done THE FUN WAY! We play games, do timed-drills (yes, we still do them, and YES, they… Read More