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Hands On Math for Elementary

Hey Friends! I’m so excited to be linking up with the amazing Mrs. Wills Kindergarten for some ideas to create an  hands on math lesson!      Hands On Ideas for Math One of my favorite ways to teach place value is with this old and trusted flip chart. My students EVERY YEAR love this thing. Every year, I say …

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Math Intervention Activities

Hey friends! I don’t know about y’all but the end is near! We have about 5 weeks left of school..FIVE! Seems like the year has just flown by. In today’s blog post, I wanted to share about math intervention activities. Math Intervention Tips I wanted to share with you some math interventions that really helped …

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Counting Money in First Grade

Hey friends! The past few weeks we’ve been working on counting money. I wanted to share a few strategies that really helped my kiddos! At the beginning of my money unit, I like to start  out by introducing the coin value by using this printable read aloud!  This way, I can model for my students through the …

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Map Skills for Kids

map skills for first grade teacehrs

Hey friends. We are gearing up for Thanksgiving around our house tonight, but I thought I’d take a second to share with you some of the fun we’ve had in my first grade class working with maps ! Today I thought I’d share some ideas for  teaching map skills for kids. Teaching Map Skills in …

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Teaching Shapes and Patterns

The past two weeks we’ve been diving into teaching shapes and patterns! I tell ya, this is not my favorite math standard to teach. Just because it seems to be so easy and there’s only so many ways you can describe a shape!!! Maybe that’s just me 🙂  Nonetheless, here are a few ideas about …

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Guided Math Made Easy

Hey friends! We just finished week 5! Can’t believe it’s already half way through the first grading period! My life has been so full of meetings, planning, meetings, trainings, meetings..did I say MEETINGS?!? I am certainly glad the weekend is here 🙂 This post is all about guided math made easy! This week, I kicked …

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Back To School Rush

Hey friends. I’m kinda of *stressing out*. We officially go back August 20th…that’s not that long way, so I should be enjoying the last few weeks of summer…right?!?! Well, I would be, but my entire classroom is in boxes..on our STAGE!! They had to do some work in and around my classroom, so I had …

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Literacy in Content Areas

So my husband has this hobby–it’s called HUNTING! He spend countless hours in the woods…tracking, preparing and hunting animals! His hobby costs a few bucks here and there!! Many ask me “Why do you let him do that”…well, friends, this is a marriage, I’m not keeping him hostage! But don’t think I don’t get something …

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