## Introduction to Measurement for 1st and 2nd Grade Students

Helping students with beginning measurement is so important in developing their future measurement and math skills. To begin, having a strong introduction to measurement for 1st and 2nd grade students can make a huge difference in their foundational understanding of measurement! Get started with this introduction to measurement for 1st and 2nd grade students. Identifying…

## Measurement Conversion for 4th and 5th Grade Students

Measurement Conversion for 4th and 5th Grade students Measurement can be a confusing concept for upper elementary students, especially when it comes to measurement conversion. Whether you are teaching customary measurements, metric conversions, or both, your students will need practice understanding and applying measurement conversions.  Having cheat sheets of conversion formulas and patterns can…

## Thanksgiving Math FREE Fun to Entice Your Third Grade Math or Fourth Grade Math Students

Gobble! Gobble! It is almost turkey time. That means it is time to integrate Thanksgiving FUN with math. The days leading up to the holiday can busy and hectic.  Why not take that time to brush up on multiplication facts.   Knowing multiplication facts with instant recall is so important for numerous other math topics…

## How to Build Home to School Connections

When I think about relationships in the classroom, it’s not just the ones with my students that are important. Parents count on me to be part of their team to help their children, and I count on parents to partner in their student’s education.  As a parent and teacher, I know how important it…

## Entice Your Beginning Multiplication Student To Practice Their Facts with Math Games

I don’t have to tell you how important mastering Multiplication Math Fact Fluency is for Third Grade, Fourth Grade and Fifth Grade Math Lessons.  Some students like traditional practice methods like flashcards and paper pencil – other students enjoy computer apps and games and still other students learn best through engaging games and activities.  Personally,…

## Engage your Students with Digital Learning Division Facts Practice

Just a few more weeks of school here in the mid-West.  We are continuing to work hard engaging  and motivating our students to finish off the year successfully especially considering we haven’t seen each other in numerous weeks due to Co-vid 19.   One math practice my students have been loving to gain fact power…

## 4 EASY Steps to Teach Your First Graders 10 More, 10 Less AND 100 More, 100 Less

Understanding place value is important for first graders.  Learning to add and subtract by 10 (and then later 100) can be easy to master if kids understand that only one number changes within the number.  Here’s the good news…I have some fun full proof ways to help your students master 10 More 10 Less 100…

## Make Distance Learning Easier with Boom Digital Learning FREE Multiplication

School buildings may be closed right now but I know dedicated teachers, like you, are looking for a new and exciting ways to engage your Third Graders.  Have I got a great idea for you? Like you, I have been exploring numerous apps and websites, like Clever, IXL and Seesaw, to come up with ways…

## Measuring Angle Tips for your Fourth Graders with freebies

Measuring and Drawing Angles can be tricky for some Third Grade and Fourth Grade Students but with lots of practice…mastery is just around the corner. Before I teach how to measure angles, I always begin with introducing geometry terms like “ray”, “vertex” and “protractor” so the children have better understanding of this sometimes abstract concept. …

## 3 Cool + Simple Tricks to Multiply by 9 that your students will LOVE!

It’s MULTIPLICATION TIME!  My students are so excited to be practicing their Nines Multiplication Facts now! Time to bring out the multiplication games and multiplication math centers. How I introduce the 9 Times Tables 9s are super fun because there are so many great patterns and tricks when it comes to the Nines!  The first…