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Could your students’ number sense use a boost? These quick and simple activities improve number sense while engaging your students.
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In recent weeks, we have been talking about the importance of intervening early for our students in the area of math. The sooner we are able to support students with their individual needs, the more likely they are to close the gaps between their level of understanding and their peers.
You know the importance of creating time for math intervention within your classroom, but you are already busy from the minute you step into the classroom until the moment the bell rings at the end of the day. How do you balance a lack of time with a math intervention
You likely have students who have math gaps in a variety of skill areas. When is the ideal time to tackle these gaps? Unsurprisingly, as soon as possible. It is imperative that students performing below grade level expectations receive intervention and small group instruction before gaps widen. Why Prioritize Math
So you have a student (or two, or three) who have math gaps in skills from previous grade levels. It can be overwhelming to consider that you need to teach a full year of math content to your class in addition to gap-filling for your most struggling learners. A few
You might be a classroom teacher looking to implement a math intervention strategy for the upcoming school year. Or maybe you’re in an intervention position but you are overwhelmed by the wide array of math research on best practice. Or maybe you are a special education teacher but you are
The math fact party, it’s a fun and common practice! You want your students to know their math facts from memory so you set up a game of sorts. You help your students keep track of their progress as they master their +1, +2, +3, etc. facts. When the class
Number sense is not separate from “regular” math instruction! If you want to build number sense in your students you need to continually layer number sense building principles on top of your daily math instruction.
When the weather starts to turn, the days start to get longer and the promise of summer vacation starts to become a reality. And yet every year around May I was completely caught off guard when I looked at the calendar and at the actual number of sessions left I
Area and perimeter can initially be difficult to remember for your 3rd and 4th grade students. Use these area and perimeter activities to bring math to life and your students will replace their confusion with concrete memories and deep understanding! Make It BIG! Using a material such as magnet tiles,
2nd graders aren’t known for their desire to sit still. Lean into their desire to get out of their seats with these geometry activities for 2nd grade students will inspire even your wiggliest learner to remember the difference between a hexagon and a quadrilateral. Build With Math Tools (and More!)