# 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:…

# 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…

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…

# 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…

# 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…