Author Archives: Angela Bauer

About Angela Bauer

Angela Bauer created a Guided Math Framework. She provides professional development nationally to teachers in Guided Math for over 8 eight years. She currently teaches fourth grade in Northeast Indiana. In the past she taught "Inquiry into Math and Science" Education class at Indiana University, Fort Wayne campus. She also has trained teachers in "Mastering Math Facts" program by Otter Creek Institute.

Planning guided math lesson plans for substitute teachers

Planning guided math lesson plans for substitute teachers? “What do I do?” is a question teachers often ask.  Well, great timing!  I was planning guided math lesson plans for substitute teachers last week because I…

Setting up guided math groups

Setting up guided math groups…How do you get started? I choose a short 10-15 question pretest that covers only one skill. Administer and grade the pretest.  When setting up guided math groups, I organize the…

Dr Seuss

Celebrate Dr Seuss, the master of inspiring kids to learn.   Prepare for March with these great Dr Seuss ideas.  I couldn’t just collect math ideas. This is a good way to have students read different…

Middle School Guided Math

I have found many ideas and resources for middle school teachers.  These ideas would be helpful for teachers of advanced or gifted and talented upper elementary students.  My middle school teacher friends from North Shore…

Test Taking Tips

Every classroom needs to practice test taking tips.  This time of year as teachers are preparing their students for complex math test questions, let’s prepare our students’ perseverance and problem solving skills! Test Taking Tips # 1:…

Olympics

Go for the gold in the Olympics!  Teachers, here are many different activities, posters, and games around the theme of the “Olympics”.  These Olympic resources are not just for math;  I couldn’t just pull math ideas because…

More Geometry

Today I am spotlighting more geometry ideas, but this time the activities are for Preschool through 2nd grade.  Many more geometry ideas can be found on my two Pinterest boards: Geometry and Geometry for Pre-K…

Geometry

Geometry is a great unit that lends itself to hands-on explorations by students.  I have collected several ideas from Pinterest that I will be showcasing here.  Be sure to follow to my Pinterest Business page for…

Circumference and Radius

Even though middle school geometry can be tough, there’s no reason to fear the friendly circle. Big words like “circumference,” “radius,” and “diameter” may sound intimidating, but they’re just fancy words for different measurements of…