It is so important to give students "tools" for being independent math workers."--this post helps guide you with ways to get your students thinking on their own!

We have been working hard to ‘launch’ math this year so that we have all the tools in our toolboxes that we need! We have worked on our perseverance, our teamwork, and on having an ‘I can’ spirit! So(Step Stones Math)

The Teacher Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating: Math Perseverance!

3 Tips for New Teachers to Create an Optimal Math Environment (Blog Post). Take time to set up your math workshop the same way that you would take the time in literacy. Here are three tips for new (and veteran) teachers as we begin the school year!

Are your students writing during math class? Journal response prompts are the IDEAL way to bring closure to your math lessons; quickly check for understanding; and keep your students accountable for articulating their understanding of math concepts.

Grade Thoughts: Why I NOW Love Teaching Math: Setting up Math Rotations anchor chart

Math Properties Anchor Chart- Making the property terms meaningful by connecting them with the meaning of their base words! Commutative Property, Identity Property, Associative Property, and Distributive Property