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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…

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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…

BOOM Cards | freebies | Multiplication

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…

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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. …

9 times | Fact Fun | freebies | Multiplication | Multiply by 9 | tricks for 9

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…

freebies | Multiplication

How to Get Your Students to Love Practicing Multiplication Facts with a Freebie

It seems like it is Multiplication Season for Third Grade Math students. My students practice their multiplication facts for fluency and mastery several different ways in the classroom.   Sometimes we play multiplication games. Here are our favorite… * BUMP * Rolling for Fluency * Factor Find * Memory  * Tic Tac Toe.   Occasionally on a…

Division

4 Divisibility Rules Every Student Should Master with FREEBIES

Mastering and understanding divisibility rules can be helpful for long division and greatest common factor. However, memorizing divisibility rules can be challenging for some kids. I love incorporating fun hands-on ways to teach division in my classroom. You probably know the divisibility rule for 2:  any even. number can be divided by 2.  What about…

freebies | Multiplication

Tips for Mastering Multiplication Facts with FREEBIES, Games and Activities

Make Math Facts Fun Instant recall and mastering multiplication facts for fluency is needed for exponents, making common denominators for adding and subtracting fractions and solving algebraic equations just to name a few. However, practicing facts with flash cards can be redundant and dull.  Memorizing multiplication products can be challenging for many kids. I love…

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,…