Primary students need to have strong counting and number sense skills to continue mastering important math skills as they get older. This is why I encourage parents of new first graders to focus on counting skills during the summer and throughout the school year.
Spending the day in Philadelphia at the #NCTMregionals. I got some great ideas and activities to use with my Basic Skills students. I need to do some more research on using Interactive Math Notebooks in first and second grade. If you have used … Read More
Are you looking for an easy math center for your first and second graders? I am always looking for fun games to help my students with their basic addition facts. Flashcards are a great resource for memorization. Sorting activities are another way to help … Read More
Linka speaks and multiplication warriors should listen! Mt. Multiplis gives you the power to move beyond multiplication flash cards. It is resource you need to help your students use the properties of multiplication to solve problems. Trista Lanette Pollard, NBCT One of my favorite … Read More
How do you help your students become fluent in their basic addition and subtraction facts? According to the Common Core State Standards, [all students should fluently] add and subtract within 20… [and by the] end of Grade 2, know from memory all sums of two one-digit … Read More
Math Apps that help students practice their basic facts are very important in my classroom. When I find one that becomes a favorite, I have to share. I use this app with my second and third-grade math students. It is a called Sushi Monster (ITunes: Free; … Read More