## How To Use Anchor Charts For Math In The Classroom and Virtually

How can you easily provide extra math support for students both in the classroom and virtually? With anchor charts for math! Anchor charts are tools that support students with the instruction they receive in class.…

## 7 Kindness Books for Kids You Need to Read

During the holiday season, I try to read lots of kindness books for kids. It’s a great time of year to emphasize this rather than the commercialism of the season.  But these books aren't just…

## Do you need an authentic way to teach tier 2 words?

Your student reads a book, filled with tier 2 words, accurately and with great fluency. But when you ask them to tell you what happened in the story they can't. How is that possible? It…

## 3rd Grade Math Division Games and Activities You Need to Try

Your students have learned and know their division strategies. Now what? Try 3rd-Grade math division games and activities that will engage your students, and provide feedback for both you and the kids. After kids learn…

## Do you teach these 4 important division strategies?

Your students have memorized 24 divided by 3. But can they explain how to solve it? Before memorizing division facts, kids need to understand basic division strategies. In this post, I’m going to go over…

## Throw out the Graphing Practice Worksheets and Do This Instead

When we get to the graph skills unit in math, I notice I use a lot of graphing practice worksheets. One day I decided to create some graphs that could be used over and over.…

## 5 Rounding to the Nearest Hundred (and Ten!) Activities: Kid Tested

Rounding is one of those skills that kids need to learn and then practice multiple times. Below I’m sharing 5 activities you can do to help kids with rounding to the nearest ten and hundred. …

## How to Train Kids to Have Reading Stamina

You have to work with readers one-on-one. So you need the rest of the kids to be doing something in the meantime. What if they're just reading? Reading. You don't have to prep any other…

## One of the Best Ways to Guarantee Reading Success: Teach the 6 Syllable Types

Knowing how to decode multisyllabic words is essential for kids that are reading longer texts. A big part of reading multisyllabic words is knowing and understanding syllable types. I've found a lot of success teaching…

## How to Use Classroom Vocabulary Activities Like Word of the Day

You have a lot of lessons that need to fit into the school day but you also need to fit in classroom vocabulary activities. You look at your schedule but not sure where you could…