## Introduction to Measurement

Helping students with beginning measurement is so important in developing their future 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 this important skill! 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 to practice understanding and applying this skill.    Having cheat sheets of conversion formulas and…

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…

## Connecting With Parents in 4 Easy Steps

When I think about relationships in the classroom, it’s not just the ones with my students that are important. Connecting with parents is incredibly 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…

## Beginning Multiplication Games

Beginning multiplication games are great for a variety of grade levels. And, I don’t have to tell you how important mastering Math Fact Fluency is for Third Grade, Fourth Grade, and Fifth Grade Math Lessons.  Some students like traditional practice methods like flashcards and paper pencils – other students enjoy computer apps and…

## Digital Division Activities

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. That means lots of digital activities including, my favorite, digital division activities. One…

## Teaching 10 More and 10 Less in 6 Easy Steps

Understanding place value is important for first graders.  Learning to add and subtract by ten (and then later one-hundred) 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 foolproof ways to help your students master this important skill….

## Digital Multiplication Activities With Boom Cards

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? Digital multiplication Boom Cards to the rescue. Like you, I have been exploring numerous apps and websites, like Clever, IXL…