Classroom Management | Kindergarten | Organization Forms | Parent Communication

Tips for a Successful Kindergarten Parent Communication with a FREEBIE

Communicating with Kindergarten parents is crucial but it also can be timely and plain exhausting! Kindergarten Parents and Families are our greatest partners and when we communicate with them in an effective way, the support at home can be priceless.  Parent Teacher Conferences are a great opportunity to connect with families and share student progress,…

freebies | Multiplication

Fun Ways to Teach Exponents to Beginners with a FREEBIE

When I think of tricky math for my fourth Graders … I think EXPONENTS! Introducing exponents was a math concept that I was dreading because I had a feeling that my students would fall into the rookie pattern of multiplying the base with the exponent. Much to my delight, my Fourth Graders mastered exponents rather…

Division

Long Division Tips and Tricks for Beginners with a FREEBIE

Long Division….let’s start with the math basics.  Ironically, I struggled in math as an elementary school student.  It wasn’t until I was a teacher that I actually understood some simple math mantras. Count on Tricia’s Math Mantras Math Made Easy – Tip OneNumbers follow a pattern. Math Made Easy – Tip TwoMultiplication is putting equal groups…