Archive for May, 2015

End of the year math activities

Posted on May 29, 2015. Filed under: Uncategorized |


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

Posted on May 27, 2015. Filed under: Uncategorized |


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!

Posted on May 10, 2015. Filed under: Uncategorized |


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!

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Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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A Book About Teaching: Teach Like a Pirate

Posted on May 3, 2015. Filed under: Uncategorized |


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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