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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5 Fact Fluency Activities That Don’t Feel Like Work

Recognize Fact Relationships This first activity isn’t necessarily for your students- it’s for the teacher! Stop trying to teach so many math facts. If you consider every fact from 0+0 to 10+10 and all of the related subtraction facts you will need to instruct (and your students will need to

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3 Hands-On Graphing Activities To Try With Your Students

When it comes to addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, place value… etc. we ALWAYS start with hands-on materials and math manipulatives. But is that always the case with graphing? These 3 hands-on graphing activities will boost your students’ understanding of data and graphing in a big way! Hands-On Graphing Activity

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How To Differentiate When You HAVE To Use the Workbook

 It’s not uncommon for a district to tell it’s teachers that you must use the curriculum, lessons or workbook that they have purchased with fidelity. This may or may not fit your general teaching style but it can make differentiation feel like a daunting task. These 4 strategies can help you

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What Is Math Intervention?

Let’s get this out of the way right now. Math intervention does NOT mean pulling a group of kids aside and helping them to complete their work after a whole group lesson.   Another end of the spectrum? Math intervention does NOT mean stopping your instruction to “work on number sense”

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Why You Need Dedicated Time for Math Intervention

The number one, most important thing you can do for students who are struggling in math is to meet them where they are and focus on increasing their understanding of numbers and operations.    That’s it! The secret to math success!    But here’s the thing, you can not do

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