Unifix cubes are a concrete representation of addition/number bonds. Building the bond with the Unifix cubes is what develops number sense. Great use for flash cards instead of looking for just memorization
Calendar: Great classroom organization tip! Put calendar numbers or words on large rings--everything flips. No more boxes/files to store extra numbers or words. Make a few blank cards on the rings too, so you can change things up when necessary.
Newell& Nook features this colorful poster with the acronym MATH: Mistakes Allow Thinking to Happen. It is a tool for teachers who teach growth mindset in their classrooms and support students in seeing the power of mistakes in the learning process.
mother's day sI saw this idea originally as a birthday invitation where a lollipop was in place of the flower to look like a balloon. For this Mother's Day card, I used real flowers, and the inside read "I was hand-picked just for you!
Shared reading is the perfect time to integrate a science topic and phonics practice! All of those important topics wrapped into minute of instruction. Simple and my students LOVED this time of our day!