Free Award-Winning Critical Thinking Puzzles!
FREE Award-Winning Critical Thinking Puzzles! Sign Up Today! Delivered weekly to your inbox. Choose PreK – Grade 8. Can your child figure out the answer(s)?
The Value of Open-Ended Math Questions (And a freebie, too!)
UPDATE Summer 2018: All Open-Ended packets have been updated, added lots of pages AND if you buy the bundle, not only do you save a lot of money, you also get the questions organized by UNITS! My truly fabo math supervisor held an in-service to address using open-ended questions in the younger grades. During the first five minutes, she asked us to share some journal entries we were currently using. One I shared: I have 10 cookies. 7 are chocolate chip. How many are sugar? I thought it was…
An Inside Tour of my No Prep MATH Intervention Binder! - Miss DeCarbo
Hi friends! Tonight I would like to take you on an inside tour of my No Prep Math Intervention Binder! It was just posted to my TpT store today and I am already completely blown away by your sweet and thoughtful feedback on this new pack! Thank you for always touching my heart with your […]
Math Journals: Geometry
Do you need to get your kids solving problems and explaining their thinking without looking for that one right answer? Try this set of Geometry math journals! Students work on these journal prompts independently, with a partner, or small groups. A majority of the prompts focus on open ended problem solving, so students will have multiple different answers. After solving the problem and showing their ideas, students learn the importance of being able to explain and justify their thinking.
FREEBIE! December Open-Ended Math Question for Journals or Do-Nows (First Grade)
Challenge your students with open-ended math questions for journals and do-nows with this June packet for first and second graders. Open-ended journal prompts: why are they important?Over the last few years, I've made the switch to ALL Open-Ended Journal prompts. Why? Because it allows the kids to d...
CGI Problem of the Day for Kindergarten & 1st Grade (Math Word Problems)
This packet gives students a problem of the day each day of the year to solve in their math notebook. This packet introduces and reviews all CGI problem types and includes 24 problems per month, with the exception of December and May which include 16 problems each
Super simple critical thinking strategy - Southern Fried Teachin'
Critical thinking is a big buzz word these days. With the standardized testing getting more challenging every year, incorporating critical thinking into our everyday curriculum and teaching has become a necessity.OK. I agree, you say. Sounds good, you say. But just HOW do you do that? I’ve got an answer for you. And it’s simple. […]
2D SHAPE PATTERN BLOCK CHALLENGE CARDS
Grab these printable 2D Shape STEM challenge cards to add to your pattern blocks! Hands-on way for kindergarten aged children and first graders to learn how to make new shapes from other 2D shapes. These easy to prep printable 2D shape cards include three different sets of cards to challenge children while they learn about shapes and geometry in math while making differentiation easier than ever! #kindergartenmathcenters #stemcenters #firstgrademath #2dshapes #patternblockactivities
number of the day #morning work Saw a wonderful teacher do this every morning and it was awesome. She just added the whole class together finger spelling it in the air.