Here's how I use the Remind app in my classroom - it has improved parent communication 100 percent! And it's so easy to use! Being able to keep parents informed and schedule texts all through an app on my phone has made a world of difference for me this year with parent communication.
Free Numbersearches! Choose a number, write it in the middle box. Kids search vertically, horizontally and diagonally to find addends that equal the number. In 2nd grade we use this for numbers 7-20 as we practice mental math strategies. It's a great "sponge" when you have a few spare minutes!