Multiplication Posters!

Posted on May 15, 2012. Filed under: Classroom environment, Common Core | Tags: , , , , |


Here are some ideas for multiplication posters.  Posters are thinking prompts for students.  They scaffold access into the content.  Do you have math scaffolds in your classroom?

Resource 1 

Resource 2 (scroll down for pictures)

Resource 3

Resource 4

Resource 5 (scroll down to the middle of page to see multiplication concept chart)

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Roll 7

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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More Fantastic Math Posters!

Posted on May 10, 2012. Filed under: Classroom environment, Common Core, Elementary math | Tags: , , , , , |


I just keep striking gold this week!  Here is another great site. Even more outstanding math posters!  Think Math Posters!  You want a variety of math posters in your room.  You want anchor posters from mini-lessons.  You want strategy posters that help students to think flexibly about numbers.  You want vocabulary posters that emphasize the language of math.  You want math posters that you make with your students and math posters that they make on their own with partners and in groups!

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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Best Math Posters Ever!

Posted on May 9, 2012. Filed under: Classroom environment, Common Core, Elementary math, Mathematical Proficiency | Tags: , , , , , , , |


Eureka!  I have found math gold!!!   This is a whole website of fabulous, standards-based, free math posters!  It gives you a jumpstart on hanging up those math posters!  Look around your room.  What is the ratio of math posters to literacy posters presently?  What message does this send to your students?  Does your room environment reflect a balanced commitment to teaching literacy and math?

Math research has always stated that students should know and use a variety of strategies based in place value. Now, the Common Core emphasizes that students should know and use strategies. You want students to be flexible with numbers. You want them to be able to talk about the relationship among numbers.  When they solve problems, ask them what strategy they used.

*They have one poster at the bottom of the page where they divide by zero.  But, we all know that that is undefined so I wouldn’t use that poster!

Happy Mathing,

Dr. Nicki

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