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.

Piggy Shape Graph

  Here is a great activity called Piggy Shape Graph.  This activity was created to help students in Preschool, Kindergarten, First, and Second grade count and graph data on shapes.  What a great way to…

Geometry Sort

Teachers can use this activity called Geometry Sort.  It allows students to take ownerships and use logical reasoning skills by letting students choose the shape they want to analyze.  They write the name of the…

Kindergarten Guided Math Centers

Kindergarten guided math centers! Visit a website that is an incredible resource for Kindergarten teachers.  This site has Math Center ideas based on Kindergarten Common Core State Math Standards, seasonal themes, and much more.  Once on the site,…

Computation

  www.mathfactcafe.com   This website has great tools for teaching Number Sense and Computation. In fact, many Common Core State Standards like number sense, counting skills, computation skills, money standards, or time concepts can be mastered by using Math…

Can Guided Math Work in Middle Schools??

Can Guided Math work in Middle Schools?  My answer is why wouldn’t it?  Students of all ages have individual needs.  These needs can be met in small math groups.  I trained the sixth and seventh…

Guided Math lessons

Guided math lessons are easy to plan once you understand how. The best idea about guided math lessons is that they don’t have to be about doing a worksheet.  The students can model equations with…

Guided Math Research

  Guided Math Research Eric Jensen and Brain Based Learning He details some of strategies that put learners into the optimal learning states. Balanced Guided Math Groups incorporate activities that utilize these strategies.  During guided…

Math Stations: Bingo Addition and Subtraction

Bingo Addition and Subtraction is a hands-on activity for math stations that provides a concrete visualization for students in the area of number sense, computation, and algebraic thinking. All you need is graph paper with one inch squares,…

Guided Math and Guided Reading

Guided Math and Guided Reading Guided Math is different from Guided Reading. That is one of the hardest components for teachers to figure out.  In guided reading like Daily 5 students can read to self when…