Tag Archives: guided math resources

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…

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…

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…

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…

Guided Math is similar to Guided Reading

Guided Math is similar to Guided Reading!  Guided Math groups are like Guided Reading in many ways!  In Guided Math, you meet with groups. Students are placed into groups based on data from different sources. The lessons taught within the…