Task cards can add variety to class and home activities as an alternative to worksheets. Math task cards might focus on time, area, fractions, or addition.
When students are learning to skip count, some numbers are easier than others. Lots of practice getting past skip counting barriers is the key to success.
To figure out where you can improve, you need to know how you are doing in different areas. That’s where an assessment or teacher self-evaluation comes in.
Even when you teach the same things again, new teaching resources keep things fresh and offer opportunities to support students who learn in different ways.
As teachers and parents all over the world adapt to distance learning we can all use some new distance learning tools and one of my favorites is Boom Cards.
Writing research reports is a skill students will use throughout their schooling. Helping students learn the process of this form of writing is invaluable.
Most of us skip count without a thought. Giving kids lots of practice (and different kinds of practice) can help them master this important skill too.
You can have the most creative and engaging activities. Students can love them, but if student phonics progress isn’t happening, something needs to change.
It’s exciting to see kids start to take off with reading. I often start off in the classroom with CVC words playing I Spy, which is easily adapted for home.