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How I Start Centers At The Beginning of Kindergarten

How I Start Centers At The Beginning of Kindergarten

If you teach Kindergarten, centers are probably a part of your day. When I taught Kindergarten, I incorporated centers into literacy, math, and free play, as well as occasionally during science and social studies. Centers are a great way to get students actively involved in their learning. I’ve heard that Kinders’ attention span is about 5-6…Continue Reading

Winter math centers for Kindergarten and 1st

Winter math centers for Kindergarten and 1st

Ya’ll.  It is COLD!  I am sitting here writing this in my warm and cozy office, so thankful I don’t have to go into work today!  It is something like -1,000,000,000 degrees in Illinois.  All of my friends are here in the midwest, but I spent a good part of my life in the south, and…Continue Reading

Geometry Posters Freebie!

Geometry Posters Freebie!

Hi guys!  Just a quick post for today – I made these black and white, no frills geometry posters for my second graders.  The posters should be helpful for kiddos in K through 4th grade!  They include 2-D shapes, 3-D shapes, line segment, line, ray, perpendicular lines, and parallel lines.  Click the picture below to…Continue Reading

Quick Tip for Skip Counting & Counting Money

Quick Tip for Skip Counting & Counting Money

Happy Monday!  Were you as tired as I was today with getting up an hour early?!  Yikes.  This post is going to be short because my brain is ready to go to sleep again and it’s only 4:30. 🙂We are working with counting coins right now, and one of my struggling second graders can’t count…Continue Reading

Tackling word problems in partners!

Tackling word problems in partners!

Happy Tuesday!  The temperatures where I live have plummeted…once again…but I am still in a great mood today!  First, Teachers Pay Teachers is having a sale this Thursday and Friday, and I am looking forward to shopping! Graphic by Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Designs Second, we worked on word problems today in math, and the partner strategy I…Continue Reading

Making Independent Math Time Count

Making Independent Math Time Count

Welcome, blog hoppers!!  I’m super excited to be participating in the Bright Ideas blog hop for math.  Thanks for joining us, and I hope you find some great new ideas to try out!My blog post today is going to focus on making independent math time count.  I teach a second grade math class, but the…Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day Bingo Games

Valentine’s Day Bingo Games

Okay, guys…I cheated.  It’s not even February yet and I brought out the Valentine’s Day Bingo games already!  Can you blame me, though?  It’s been freezing cold and snowy here, and my littles needed something fun to perk up their day!Here’s what the Bingo cards look like (there’s 30 different cards): After I passed out…Continue Reading