Number Sentence Sorts: Easy Addition Math Center

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

Why Mt. Multiplis App Beats Math Flash Card Apps

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

Computer Word Sorts: Using PDF Forms in your Literacy Center

Technology has always been an important part of my classroom. As curriculum requirements increased, it became difficult to find time for my students to use the computer. I wanted to engage them in activities that went beyond playing educational games and doing research on the … Read More

Best Tip Ever: Math Vs Dinosaurs App

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

How the Sushi Monster App Improves Math Fact Fluency

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

Everything You Need to Know About Phonics Tic Tac Toe

Another favorite IPad App that I like to use with my first-grade students is Phonics Tic Tac Toe Interactive Game by Lakeshore. The game is simple and makes it easy to integrate iPads into my basic skills curriculum. It is also free on Itunes.  … Read More

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