## Math Task Cards And More To Save You Time

Are you a fan of task cards? My students seem to like them, and as a teacher, I find them incredibly useful. They can be used for: Additional practice and reinforcement Independent work in stations Practice at home Challenges or enrichment Small group work or games...

## Skip Counting Made Easy For Kids And Teachers

When students are learning to skip count, some numbers are easier than others. There’s a reason we start with 10, 5, and 2. Skip counting by say, 7 or 9, can be tougher for many. And with any numbers, kids run into skip counting barriers. Lots of practice with...

## How To Make Skip Counting Practice Fun

Skip counting is a critical math skill because it helps kids: Calculate more quickly Calculate with more ease Get ready for multiplication and division. Most of us skip count without a thought 2-4-6-8-10-12 or 5-10-15-20-25-30 or even 3-6-9-12-15-18-21 … We almost...

## Math Games You’ll Love Using In The Classroom

Recently, I ran a spelling game challenge that you loved, so I thought you might want some math games to add to your teaching tools too. Math games are a non-threatening and motivational way to provide additional practice to help kids consolidate math skills. Yes,...

## Need Math & Science Activities? Here They Are!

Last week I shared some favorite literacy resources. This week, let’s turn to math and science activities. I’ve got some great ideas for these subjects that you can use for individual work, small groups, or even the whole class.  3 quick science activities Explain to...

## Skip Counting—How To Help Kids Piece It Together

Some kids will struggle with skip counting more than others, but even when kids “get it” there are often points where they get stuck. When you know the common skip counting barriers and have the right tools in place, you can help kids piece it together to get past...