Maths Mental Maths Worksheets When a child practices mental maths maths becomes quicker and simpler = maths mastery! My girls look at their maths charts (mini office A5 maths) too much, so I made some fun worksheets for practice. These worksheets reinforce adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing with just a few minutes practice every day. Multiplication Games ~ Learn Times Tables While You Move This post may contain affiliate links. We love to play math games around here and these multiplication games have been used over and over again in our house. I first shared the idea of Multiplication High Fives here, then decided to take it to the next level and create a downloadable multiplication chart and High Five template. This method has been so effective in getting math facts to stick for my kids. I hope you’ll find it useful as well.
10 classroom routines that get kids talking (and writing) about math strategies Most kids find it challenging to explain how they solve math problems and to put what they know about math into words. These ten simple classroom routines can help make math talk a regular part of your day: 1) Start your math block with a strategizing session instead of a traditional warm-up problem. Tangrams Print the pattern belo Print the pattern below onto cardstock or construction paper. Print the attached pattern cards, cut and laminate. Have the children use the pattern pieces below to recreate the picture on the pattern card. Pattern Page Amazing X-ray GIFs Show Joints In Motion The human body has four types of movable joints. Most people don’t really think about them unless they start to become painful. In fact, their motion is really quite beautiful, but that beauty can be hard to appreciate because we usually can’t see how the bones are sliding around relative to one another. X-rays provide a window inside the body, but they are most often static images that don’t depict movement. However, Cameron Drake of San Francisco has created a collection of magnificent images showing joints in motion. He was aided by orthopedic physician Dr.
Skip Counting Skip Counting by 2 and 5 – Worksheet Skip Counting by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 – Worksheet Skip Counting by 10, 100 and 1000 – Worksheet The Power of Anchor Charts The sheer number of examples on teaching blogs and Pinterest prove it: Anchor Charts are all the rage, and for good reason. Used as tool to “anchor” content being studied, they help students to learn new information as well as to reflect on what has already been covered. Posted in a prominent location in the classroom, Anchor Charts provide a reference point that students may refer to again and again. A Designer Speaks Abstract This paper describes some of the research-based principles that I use when designing learning experiences to foster conceptual understanding. These principles are illustrated through the discussion of one type of experience: that of sorting multiple representations. I refer to learning experiences rather than tasks, because tasks are only one component of the design. Close attention is also paid to the role of the teacher in creating an appropriate climate for learning to take place. After a brief excursion into my own theoretical framework, I describe the educational objectives behind my design and provide a detailed explanation of it in one topic, that of algebraic notation.
Basic Fraction Worksheets & Manipulatives STW Filing Cabinet Logged in members can use the Super Teacher Worksheets filing cabinet to save their favorite worksheets. Quickly access your most commonly used files AND your custom generated worksheets! Please login to your account or become a member today to utilize this helpful new feature. :) [x] close This document has been saved in your Super Teacher Worksheets filing cabinet. Here's Why McDonald's Burgers Don’t Rot Earlier this week, Buzzfeed posted a video that showed burgers from seven different fast food restaurants that had been stored in glass jars for 30 days. At the end, some of them were covered in mold, but some (McDonald burgers in particular) did not look much different from Day 1. This isn’t a new visual aid. Karen Hanrahan famously purchased a McDonald’s hamburger in 1996 that she still carries around as a prop to discourage consumption of fast food in favor of unprocessed food. Countless others have done the same.
Easter Worksheets Our Easter worksheets offer some fun and interesting activities for the classroom at Easter time - nothing too strenuous, but covering a range of skills. You might also want to look at our Easter handwriting worksheets. Kids can colour in this cute picture of a bunny - perfect for Easter or any time - but first they need to solve some simple sums to work out the right colours to use!
Hour of Code Suggestions by Grade Level Here are ideas of apps and websites that teachers in my PLN used successfully in the past during Hour of Code: Kindergarten Start kindergartners with problem solving. If they love Legos, they’ll love coding BotLogic–great for Kindergarten and youngersCode–learn to code, for studentsDaisy the Dinosaur—intro to programming via iPadHow to train your robot–a lesson plan from Dr.