More Math Workshop Resources!

Posted on August 12, 2012. Filed under: Assessment, Classroom environment, Common Core | Tags: , , , , , , , , |


Here is a good livebinder with some great links!

Here is another one!

*Be sure to see the Pinterest Math Workshop Board!

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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Factors and Multiples: Getting into the CCSS 4th Grade Standards (Math Centers and Guided Math Activities)

Posted on July 11, 2012. Filed under: Assessment, Common Core, Digital Learners, Graphic Organizers, Guided Math Introduction, Math Centers, Math is a Language | Tags: , , , , , , |


Factors and Multiples trip kids up!  Teach it throughout the year.  Integrate it into your daily routines…find the factors and the multiples of the number of the day… Also, set up some of the games in your computer center.  Furthermore, do different math activities. The activities listed below can be used in guided math lessons as well as guided math centers. Here are some ways to get started:

Game 1

Game 2

Game 3

Great Activities & Powerpoints  (Scroll Down)

More Activities

Another Activity

 *Great Unit

Anchor Chart

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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Here Are Some Great Number Posters!

Posted on May 31, 2012. Filed under: Common Core, Graphic Organizers, Guided math, Manipulatives, Math Centers, Math is a Language | Tags: , , , , , , , , , |


Here are some ideas for teaching numbers!

Example 1

Example 2 (Teen Number Song)

Example 3

Example 4 (Great idea for showing numbers on the wall)

Example 5 (Clothespin Number Match)

Example 6 (More Clothespin Activities)

Example 7 (Paint chip idea)

Example 8 (Number Car Parking Lot)

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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Geometry Ideas

Posted on May 30, 2012. Filed under: Assessment, Classroom environment, Common Core, Elementary math, Guided math, Math is a Language | Tags: , , , , , , , , , |


Here are some great geometry ideas!

Example 1

Example 2 (3d Word Match/Concentration Game)

Example 3 (CCSS aligned activity)

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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More Great Common Core Resources

Posted on March 30, 2012. Filed under: Common Core | Tags: , , |


Here is another great link to help unpack the CCSS.  Indiana has created these detailed resources (scroll all the way down to the bottom of the page on that site).  They have a variety of resources worth looking through.  They have curriculum mapped out the units of study which are informative because they have the  big ideas, essential questions, the vocabulary, the misconceptions, the practices and the content all mapped.  Even if you are not using the same program, it is a worthy example of mapping out your own units of study because the content and practices are all the same.  Indiana has also put up documents for each grade around the specific content domains with the  Standards, Mathematical Practices, Explanations, and Examples.  Check it out!

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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More Math Common Core Resources

Posted on March 22, 2012. Filed under: Common Core | Tags: |


Here are three other sites to get lots of Math Common Core Resources!  I wish this stuff was all in one place!

Resource 1

Resource 2 (Math Common Core Coalition)

Resource 3

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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Common Core Task Writing Contest

Posted on December 16, 2011. Filed under: Common Core | Tags: , |


The math common core team is having a math task writing contest.  You have until December 19th to submit tasks and they are paying $200 for each accepted task.  See more information here!    See here for sample tasks. Go for it!

 

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

 

 

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Math Common Core Resources: Bill’s Blog

Posted on December 13, 2011. Filed under: Common Core, Elementary math | Tags: , |


Here is a blog about the Math Common Core by Bill McCallum, who is the lead writer of the math standards.  Check it out.  There are tons of great resources.

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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Great Math Common Core Tool: Use to Plan Small Guided Math Lessons

Posted on November 25, 2011. Filed under: Common Core, Differentiated Instruction, Elementary math | Tags: , , |


While looking for Math Common Core materials, I discovered this cool tool that helps you to search the new Math Common Core standards by topic.  You select the concept or the grade and then all the standards related to that topic pop up.  It shows how the topics are developed over time across the grade levels.  It also helps you to differentiate instruction for small guided math groups by being able to see what came before and what comes next.

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

 

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