# Active Math Learners

How do teachers help their students become active math learners? During large groups lessons, students are passive learners, even if they are learning by listening, and viewing an example. Yet they are not active math…

How do teachers help their students become active math learners? During large groups lessons, students are passive learners, even if they are learning by listening, and viewing an example. Yet they are not active math…

What math tools do your students use? Not sure what math tools help students? Let me help. What math tools help students to visualize the math? My idea of math tools are concrete, hands-on ways…

I believe that true understanding of math concepts comes from having a number sense. Let’s talk about Guided Math Hands on lessons for grades 5 through 8. Here are some activities that can be used…

Often I am asked if I include math fact fluency with Guided Math, and my answer is yes. The reason these superintendents, assistant superintendents, curriculum directors, and principals ask is simple. The data of their…

How do Guided Math and Math Questioning work together? Simple. Use math questioning techniques during large group guided math mini-lessons and during small guided math groups. Students learn to make sense of math when they…

How can teachers use real life math problems in Guided math groups? Let the students help you😉. Real life has math in every aspect. For instance, Mrs. Bauer went snowmobiling in Yellowstone National Park. The…

A new phenomena is occurring…Guided Math in Middle Schools. This teaching format is reaching more students because it is aimed at their learning levels. With some professional development training, Guided Math in middle schools is…

Shorten math lessons into guided math mini-lessons??? How is that possible? Teachers ask me this question. We have a hard time shortening large group lessons from 20 minutes to 10 or less. Here are some ideas.…

Guided Math and Guided Reading…many teachers ask me how these two are alike. They both lead to comprehension! Guided Math and Guided Reading are similar since they both improve comprehension. I have used Daily 5…

Guided Math Test Prep can get students ready for the test. Within a Guided Math framework, students learn in a small group with the teacher. Teachers can incorporate algebra and problem solving activities to help…