Math Coach's Corner
Hopefully helpful insights from a K-5 math instructional coach Visit my blog: http://mathcoachscorner.blogspot.com/
Math Coach's Corner: The Power of Patterns. Read how patterns can help students make sense of math. Examples include fractions on a number line and subtracting 3-digit number on an open number line. Includes freebies for you to download!
Math Coach's Corner: The Using Doubles Strategy for Addition. A strategy based approach to fact fluency helps students master their facts while building deep understanding. Grab this freebie for practicing the Using Doubles strategy.
Math Coach's Corner: Counting by Tens off the Decade on a 100 Chart. Patterns on the hundred chart support students as they practice skip counting by tens off the decade (7, 17, 27, etc.). Read more and download a free hundred chart.
Math Coach's Corner: Common Core, Telling Time to the Nearest 5 Minutes Game Bundle. This game bundle includes 3 popular games: I Have/Who Has, Scoot, and Memory (matching). $
Math Coach's Corner: Using Technology to Develop Early Graphing Skills. Graphing is a critical skill and students should have opportunities to create and interact with graphs on a regular basis. These FREE online interactive resources provide students with a variety of engaging graphing activities.
Math Coach's Corner: Capture 4, Friends o' 10. Top o' the morning from Math Coach's Corner! This Capture 4 game provides practice with the critical skill of making combinations for 10 (3 + 7, 2 + 8, etc.). Strategy comes into play as they choose which space to mark on the gameboard to try to cover 4-in-a-row and win! FREE!
Math Coach's Corner: Exploring Numbers to 120--Concrete, Representational, and Abstract. Students should have concrete experience decomposing numbers larger than one hundred in different ways. This free math workstation takes students through the CRA stages of learning.
Math Coach's Corner: Roll and Cover for 10: Two Versions. Learning combinations for making 10 (ex., 3 + 7, 2 + 8, etc.) is a critical component for building number sense and developing fact fluency. With two versions of this game, students can practice on an abstract level or representational. Grab them for free!
Math Coach's Corner: Concrete Learning for One More and One Less. Students need concrete experience to develop conceptual understanding of a concept. This free activity uses ten-frames to help students visualize the meaning of one more than and one less than.
Math Coach's Corner: One More and One Less Freebie! Students practice the tricky skill of 'one more than' and 'one less than' with this easy prep workstation activity. Easy to differentiate, it also includes a recording sheet for assessment or accountability. Grab it for free!
Math Coach's Corner: Fractions on a Number Line Scoot. Students struggle to understand fractions on a number line. This Scoot game provides engaging practice for identifying values associated with halves and fourths on a number line. Scoot is great for a whole group activity, a workstation, or for small group instruction! $
Zap It! Great multiplication fact game for 2+ players. Student draws a stick and must give the correct answer to keep the stick. If the students misses it then he/she must put the stick back. Students keep playing back and forth. If a student draws a ZAP IT stick then they must put ALL their sticks back. Student with the most sticks wins!