Category: Math

4 Methods for Teaching Math in the Classroom

4 Methods for Teaching Math in the Classroom Piece of graphing paper with magnetic numbers to help teach math.

Teaching math in the classroom can be quite a challenge in today’s multi-ability classroom. It’s not uncommon to have a mixture of learning styles, as well as a wide range of educational abilities. Some students require extra assistance with picking up on new concepts while others may need an extra challenge. To help make teaching […]

5 Benefits of Using Games to Teach Math

5 Benefits of Using Games to Teach Math Students playing a math game.

Using games to teach math isn’t a new concept. I fondly remember my early elementary school days filled with a variety of educational games. It’s truly an old-school method that still works in classrooms today. I just so happen to love including math games in my teaching approach because (1) they are fun, and (2) […]

10 Free Math Websites for Elementary

10 Free Math Websites for Elementary

With the growing number of math websites, helping students work on important math skills has gotten easier. During the elementary years, students begin learning the foundational to understanding numbers. Through these years, each math concept is built upon another from counting and estimating to rounding and calculating measurements. If you’re looking for math websites to […]

How to Use Morning Work to Boost Skills

How to Use Morning Work to Boost Skills

Do you use morning work in your morning routine? Better yet, maybe I should ask if you intentionally use it to boost skills? This is one of the most overlooked resources in the classroom, and it shouldn’t be! In fact, any and every resource used in your classroom should help (you and) your students in […]

Brilliant Coin Value Recognition and Counting Activity

Brilliant Coin Value Recognition and Counting Activity This Coin Recognition and Counting Activity is a fun way of sorting coin money. Learning to count money is boring the regular way. This is exciting for the kids. #teachingsecondgrade #math #money #coinrecognition #countingmoney #teachingmoney | Coin Recognition | Teaching Money Value | Counting Money Activities | Math Activities | First Grade Math | Second Grade Math | Third Grade Math

Who is excited to teach their kids more about money? This Coin Value Recognition and Counting Activity is a fun way of sorting coin money into a muffin tin. Learning to count money is boring when you do it the regular way. If you teach this way, it’s much more exciting for the kids. Touching […]

Place Value to the Hundreds Teaching Videos

Place Value to the Hundreds Teaching Videos

Hey y’all! I’m back again for the teaching video round up for you! I hope these video posts have been helpful and save you some time when you are looking for some educational videos to use in the classroom! Today, I am going to be sharing some of my favorite videos to use when teaching […]

How to Write a Killer Lesson Plan

How to Write a Killer Lesson Plan

If you’re a seasoned teacher, you know that lesson planning can take up a good chunk of your time. If you’re a brand new teacher, you might still be weary of lesson planning even though you’ve practiced and practiced. Whether lesson planning is stressful or time consuming for you, I hope to give you some […]

Practicing Fact Families in the Classroom

Practicing Fact Families in the Classroom

Let’s talk about fact families! It’s an important part of our second grade math curriculum. I love to provide tons of fun learning activities for my students to complete during independent math time or centers that help them build their fact family fluency. These worksheets have been so helpful in my classroom, so I wanted […]