*****This post contains affiliate links****** Let’s talk about ideas for math station activities and games! First and foremost, keep it simple! I truly believe that students thrive on routine and knowing what to expect. This is even more important when you are expecting students to work and function while you do small group math instruction.…

Math Manipulative Toolbox for Students
“The student is expected to select tools, including real objects, manipulatives, paper and pencil, and technology as appropriate….”blah blah blah. I know you’ve seen it! That process standard shows up in every TEK strand from kindergarten all the way to statistics and precal. But are we really allowing students to choose their tools…or are we…

How I schedule my upper elementary math block
Math workshop and small groups are my jam! I have done guided math in many different ways and scheduled my math block differently depending on different factors. But THIS is my absolute favorite way to schedule my math block and teach in small groups. I’ve done this type of schedule with anywhere from 75100 minutes.…

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Daily Math Warm Up Activities
*this post may contain affiliate links I believe that any successful classroom starts with some type of daily warm up or bell ringer. Something that the students are expected to do right when they come in to class. A daily math warm up sets the tone for the rest of the class period. It also…