Valentine’s Day in the classroom can be overwhelming! It just seems like there is SO much going on in February–Groundhog’s Day, 100th Day, Presidents’ Day. You can keep Valentine’s Day low-key and still have a lot of fun. Here’s how to play Virtual Valentine Bingo. How to Prepare Students will
Keeping students engaged when teaching virtually can certainly be challenging. Here are some free games & activities for virtual class meetings. I wanted to make sure I had fun, fresh resources to review skills and continue building our classroom community in engaging ways. I know not everyone can use Zoom.
Planning for the beginning of the year is so important for setting the tone in your classroom. For my first 3 math lessons of the school year, I ask myself “What do I want to communicate about what is valued in our classroom in this subject area?“ In math, I
It’s May!! The beginning of the end of a school year gives me all the feels. It’s bittersweet. Each year is unique and there are always parts I will miss and parts I am ready to let go. I can’t wait to be able to be a summer mom/wife and
It’s December! Busy, chilly, stressful, fun, frantic, fabulous December. Your students’ excitement is building while you are just trying to cross off your gift to-do list (what do I get my parents?!) while still maintaining some sense of classroom normalcy. Keeping the engagement level high during December can be difficult.
Hi! Today I am going to share a really simple and easily differentiated subtraction game (could be adapted for addition, too!). I just love love love using games for learning. My math block usually looks something like this: Mini lesson: 15 minutes Whole group practice: 10 minutes Independent practice: 10-15