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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*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…

5 Tips for Positive Parent Teacher Relationships
Speaking to parents terrified me for years…like sick to my stomach, mad anxiety, terrified. I dreaded the thought of parents being upset with me or dealing with those particularly difficult parents. Thankfully, I had the opportunity to teach with THE Lindsey Driver. Not only is she one of the most amazing math teachers on the…

How I organize small groups for math workshop
So, you’ve gone to the workshops, read all the books and blogs, researched your resources and you’ve decided to get going with math workshop. Stations, rotations, guided math, whatever you wanna call it! Small groups will absolutely change your classroom for the better. There is so much value to sitting down with a small group…