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Analyzing Student Misconceptions With Proportional Relationships Common core State Standards Math: Math Practice: Mathematical Practice Standards MP1: Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.Mathematically proficient students start by explaining to themselves the meaning of a problem and looking for entry points to its solution. They analyze givens, constraints, relationships, and goals. They make conjectures about the form and meaning of the solution and plan a solution pathway rather than simply jumping into a solution attempt. They consider analogous problems, and try special cases and simpler forms of the original problem in order to gain insight into its solution. They monitor and evaluate their progress and change course if necessary.

Print and Play Math Games! - Susan Jones My first graders have always L-O-V-E-D games and so do I! As a teacher, it is the perfect way to engage your learners in skill and have them practice, practice, practice. When students are highly engaged, not only are they learning but it gives you an opportunity to meet with students who may need a little more help or some enrichment in a particular area. I am a fan of a simple and engaging games that your students can play over and over and over so I created a line of games that I am over-the-moon excited about called:Print, Play, LEARN! These are simple partner games that you just print out, the students play, and they are LEARNING the whole time. They are all black and white to save ink and to provide more simplicity in the prep department.

Upper Elementary Adventures Teaching Resources I taught 5th grade for my first three years of teaching and I learned so much about upper elementary! I now teach in a 3rd and 4th grade multiage classroom. I love teaching multiple grade levels in one room and seeing the connections they build with their cross grade level peers! :) I believe that at the base of all classrooms should be positive connections and a positive classroom community. Therefore I make sure to get to know each student in order to teach to each child.

Q&A: Effective Math Instruction Using Children's Literature Carolyn Felux answered the following question about effective math instruction using children’s literature. Q. I have an opportunity to work with my district’s language arts coordinator to help teachers use children’s literature in their mathematics instruction. Although I’ve witnessed a few remarkable math lessons using children’s books, my own experience with using literature to teach math is limited. I want to support teachers in providing thoughtful and effective math instruction using children’s literature.

Sweet for Kindergarten- Kristina Harrill Teaching Resources I have taught for six years in Kindergarten and Second Grade, but Kindergarten has my heart! I strive to make learning engaging and fun! Nominated for Golden Apple Award. Math Lesson Plans In this section you will find Math lessons from kindergarten through high school. Lessons come with options for modifications and differentiation in order to help you cater to the needs of your studs. Many of the lessons are aligned to Common Core State Standards. Amy Groesbeck Teaching Resources I'm an elementary teacher educating the minds of mini humans in the great state of Texas! In my classroom, we dance, we sing and we cheer loudly. We often use our hands to accompany our talk and we make lots of silly faces. My favorite teaching moments occur when my students collaborate and engage in purposeful discussions.

7 Great Apps For Math: A Grade-by-Grade Guide Did you know, letting your child use your smart phone or tablet can actually be beneficial. Boosting important skills in math, literacy, and science can be turned into a fun (and effective) game all with the help of apps. Check out seven of our favorite math apps below and give them a try with your little learner. A Perfect Blend Teaching Resources I am a Speech-Language Pathologist in Texas. I enjoy coffee-shop work sessions where I create fonts and digital resources as a way of connecting with people around the world. I love utilizing my social media accounts and blog to share ideas and resources that educators can use in their classroom. I truly believe that language and communication can happen ANYWHERE! I assess the individual goals of my students daily and tailor each therapy session to met their needs.