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Free Number Sense Boosters
Could your students’ number sense use a boost? These quick and simple activities improve number sense while engaging your students.
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You absolutely MUST start with hands-on activities for fractions. It’s an abstract concept that can easily be made concrete for your learners. But keep in mind that all math manipulatives are NOT created equally! Various tools offer varying levels of support to your students. While you certainly don’t need every
Collecting data for math intervention does not need to be an overcomplicated task! There are a few types of data you need to make sure you are collecting that will allow you to feel confident in your assessment strategy. 3 Types of Math Intervention Assessment Data A challenge when it
You’re starting a new topic in your math intervention small groups. You know that you want to build UNDERSTANDING in your students rather than just “showing them how to [insert topic here]. You know that math intervention is so much MORE than doing a worksheet together at a small group
It’s so easy to get caught up in the ever-growing list of things you should or could be doing during your math intervention time but I’m more interested in simplifying and implementing the basics well! The #1 resource I will recommend when it comes to knowing the absolute *musts* in
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When planning a math intervention lesson I work backward. I start with the skill or standard, what I want the students to know. Then, I “think CRA” and determine the models and links that might best support a students’ understanding. Once I know the aim of my lesson and the
If you are teaching addition and subtraction with regrouping in your classroom you have an opportunity to build number sense at the same time through the activities that you use! Let’s first stop to acknowledge that addition and subtraction with regrouping using the standard algorithm is not a 2nd grade
Building number sense doesn’t need to be a separate activity in your classroom. Teaching comparing fractions? Let’s boost your student’s number sense in the process! How can we build number sense? We can build our student’s flexibility with numbers by strengthening their understanding of number relationships including: Each of the
If you have a student who might be considered behind in math it can be hard to know where to start so that they can catch up. Sometimes it seems like your student needs “everything”. A few simple principles can help you to determine priorities and set you and your
We’ve all experienced the feeling when a student is stuck on a math skill. Getting unstuck can be as simple as asking these 3 questions. They will guide you in terms of the most effective steps you can take to get moving forward again! Question #1: Could My Student Demonstrate