# Archive for May, 2015

## End of the year math activities

Here are some great ideas for end of the year math activities:

Idea 1: Make a “What I learned this year in math” book

Idea 2: Count down thingamajig

Idea 3: Summer Math Goals…Have students set them and give them a packet to help them reach those goals.

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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## Preparing Students for their Future

Are you preparing students for their future? 60% of jobs in 10 years don’t exist today! What does that really mean in terms of the education system today. Take a look at this article by Thomas Frey (a futurist) about the top 55 jobs in the future. Here is also a great TedX talk by him. We all need to think about what and how are we teaching students to live and thrive in this unknown future.

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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## Math Running Records Online Workshop!

Math Running Records are going to revolutionize the way we collect and analyze student math fluency data. They are the like a GPS – they tell us exactly where our students are and where they need to go and how to get them there! Get a preview of Dr. Nicki’s new book *Math Running Records in Action* with this 3 hour online workshop! Find details here! Enroll today because enrollment is limited! The first 3 participants get a 10% discount!

Order your book here early!

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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## A Book About Teaching: Teach Like a Pirate

This book is on the NY Times best education books. Look at the video. Think about your presentation of math!

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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