Spark Attention by Changing the Way You Use Task Cards

Liven up task cards in your classroom

Task cards are a really great way to get students practicing different skills in every subject area. There are a number of reasons that we SHOULD be using math task cards, but sometimes the same repetitive activities might get dull. Read on for ideas on how to liven up task cards in your elementary classroom. […]

10 STEM Materials to Make Your Elementary Lab Unstoppable

STEM Materials for your elementary classroom stem lab

Are you looking for STEM classroom materials to use in your elementary STEM lab? Subscription boxes or crates can be expensive. There are so many easy to use STEM materials that you can put in tub and keep in your classroom STEM lab. Below is a supply list full of equipment that you can find […]

Setting Up Practical Math Centers that Show Results

Setting up classroom math centers

The school year is coming… are you feeling ready? Are your math workshops set up and ready to go? Setting up elementary math centers can seem like a daunting task. Follow these simple tips below to help streamline your prepping process and make math workshops enjoyable for everyone. Select a Style When setting up your […]

How to Make Back to School Math Activities Successful

Back to school math activities

Are you looking for some easy activities to use in your back to school math centers with your 2nd graders? Partner games, math centers, whole group games, fluency practice, worksheets and more… we’ve got you covered! When it comes to back to school time, I like to keep concepts very simple. We practice first grade […]

5 Fun Ways to Practice Math in the Summer

5 fun ways to practice math during the summer

Whether you are a teacher teaching summer school, a tutor with one student or many, or a parent looking for extra practice, trying to get kids to practice math is HARD. Add in that it is summertime and they want to be at the pool… that makes it even harder. Here are five fun ways […]

How to Set Up EVERYTHING in Your Math Classroom To Make Life Easier

The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Math - Setting Up Your Math Classroom

Are you looking to set up your math classroom so it runs like a well oiled machine? Whether you are teaching 2nd grade specifically, or any primary elementary grade, this guide is for you. Teaching math is my passion and there are so many great EASY TO USE strategies that you can implement in your […]