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Math Stations Made Simple: Peek Inside My Math Toolbox

Most of the time when we talk about toolboxes in teaching, it’s inevitably the student toolbox to which we are referring. There’s nothing wrong with that, of course, but today let’s chat a bit about what your teacher math station toolbox looks like. Like anything in teaching, there’s no one-size-fits-all…

How to Play Knockout

This story begins outside a Long John Silvers. (I know, stay with me here). I was driving down the road one day after school on my way to pick up my son from daycare and, as usual, deep in thought about my students. I was trying my hardest to find…

3 Brilliant Math Games for Kids That Are Simple But Engaging

…And it’s not Kahoot. (I said what I said.) Listen, nothing against Kahoot. I actually love Kahoot. I’m just a wee bit tired of hearing about it every time I search for math game ideas. Time for some fresh faces around here in these math parts, ya know what I…

Teaching Fractions With Food: A Sweet Math Treat!

Teaching fractions–to first graders?! You heard me correctly. I am always up for a challenge, so when fractions were added to our teaching standards a couple of years ago, I knew I had to get the creative juices flowing. As it turns out, the kids fall in LOVE with fractions…