Category Archives: Grades 2 – 3

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…

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…

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…

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,…