I am literally speechless. This technique may save my sanity: "SO SIMPLE - how to teach long division in 3 minutes or less ohmyword - where has this been my whole life? " seriously was able to apply it in less than 3 minutes after reading the article
Each child is given Fruit Loops to create a pattern of choice. They glue them on then label their pattern by color, number and letter. They always like this activity because they get to each the leftover cereal!
Like the idea of meeting beginning/end of math to discuss, similar to responsive classroom, nice when math class isn't my home base kids.This site has information about setting up Daily 5 Math and some FREEBIES
super cute if you have extra googly eyes :) - Have your make these eye dice, and then use them to play a monster roaring game! Roll the dice, the eyes, and roar that number of times in a different monster voice each time!