Math Coach's Corner: Comparing Fractions. An important part of being a flexible mathematician is knowing that one size does not fit all. In other words, mathematicians use different strategies depending on the situation. A good example is comparing fractions.
A teacher of 37 years that been the District Mathematics Instructional Coach for the past 7 years, and additionally conducts professional development trainings, adapts instructional materials, and mentors the 178 teachers who teach Multi-grade or split classes at 41 elementary schools.
This is a poster dealing with place value. I would use this in my classroom to hang in the classroom so children could refer back to it while working on expanded form and place value.
Here's a blue-themed packet with various sizes of posters that can be used as labels or signs for organizing BUILD math centers and stations. BUILD stands for: B-Buddy Games, U-Using Manipulatives, I-Independent Work, L- Learning About Numbers, and D-Doing Math.
It's a bird, it's a plane... no it's cumulonimbus! Look at all the different kinds of shapes, sizes and patterns the clouds make int he sky! Here is a great way for children to learn how to identify the many fluffy wonders in the sky!
9 Free math websites that offer daily free math drills and math lessons - access from computers or mobile devices
After each day of reading, students are required to write one thing they learned from their reading each day on a special colored sticky note. This should relate to their group's subfocus. They then post their notes on their sheets on the bulletin board. The teacher keeps track of each student's daily "stickies" in a binder.