Tag Archives: guided math

Math Class Makeover: Step 1

Guided Math Fact Practice is our focus for math class makeover: Step 1. Improving student’s knowledge of math facts is the single most important thing we need to focus on daily. Guided Math Fact Practice…

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…

Guided Math Structure

Teachers with many different math backgrounds attend my Guided Math workshops. These teachers had tried math stations but couldn’t seem to figure out how to make them run smoothly. They were missing a guided math…

Guided Math Small Group Lesson

Let’s create a guided math small group lesson based on state standards. I am going to specifically discuss creating a hands-on activity for small group lessons. When each group comes back to my table, I…

Differentiated Guided Math Lessons

Many teachers ask me about differentiated guided math lessons to meet the needs of individual students. This discussion is an integral part of my teacher professional development workshop because this is one of the biggest…

Guided Math Hands On Lessons for Grades 5 through 8

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…