How to Use Task Cards in the Classroom back to school centers grammar math task cards time savers Jun 28, 2022

Task cards are a great way to quickly increase engagement in the classroom. There are a variety of ways that task cards can be used in the classroom and I can’t wait to share them with you. In this post, we are going to discuss how to use task cards, how to manage them, finding time to...

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Math Center Struggles centers math Oct 05, 2021

If you have been following my blog for long you probably know that I geek out over math centers in the classroom. I think math centers are THE BEST way to differentiate and meet all of your students’ needs.

Here is the thing: Even if you have the best math center routine and activities, you...

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Starting Math Centers centers math Sep 28, 2021

 

Today I want to share a simple set of lessons that you can use to teach your kids the math center routines and procedures at the beginning of the year (or whenever you start math centers)! 

The most important tip that I have for you is DON’T RUSH! Take your time teaching and...

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Math Center Schedules centers math Sep 21, 2021

 

Making Time for Math Centers

I have so many teachers telling me that they just don’t have time for math centers. I personally view math center schedules as the most important part of my math instructional block. I MAKE time for them! 

90 Minute Math Center Schedule

I know that many of you have no choice in...

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Math Center Activities centers math Sep 14, 2021

Today I want to talk all about the activities that students complete in centers and when they meet with the teacher for small group practice.

Keep Math Center Activities Simple!

I see so many teachers who make math center activities complicated and time-consuming to prepare. 

You don’t...

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You Need Math Centers centers math Sep 08, 2021

 

Math centers and guided math groups are the heart and soul of my math instruction. I can’t imagine teaching without them! I often hear teachers say that they don’t have time for math centers. I honestly feel that, if you are doing centers correctly, you don’t have the...

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Everything You Need to Know About Math Centers centers math Sep 01, 2021

Are you thinking about using math centers in your classroom, but not sure where to start? Have you tried using math centers, but feel like you don’t have enough time, student behavior is discouraging, or you don’t want to prep materials? I have been there and I feel you! I am so...

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