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Beaded number rods for subtraction! Great visual for students with special needs. Adding concrete materials when performing simple operations, helps build number sense to ensure students are relating quantities to symbols (numbers). For this and more great ways to use beads and pipe cleaners in your math lesson, go to: http://commoncoreconnectionusa.blogspot.com/2014/12/beaded-number-rods.html
FILL YOUR BUCKET SONG by The Learning Station. Bucket fillers' are those who help without being asked, give hugs and compliments, and generally spread their love and good feelings to others. It is proven that young children raised to understand the value of kindness are less likely to bully or even become violent.