In many classrooms, the math instructional period starts with a warmup. What you do with that math warmup sets the tone for the rest of your math instruction, so let’s make the most of it! This post contains affiliate links, which simply means that when you use...

If you teach 3rd grade, you know that some students come to your class not knowing their basic addition and subtraction facts. And in 4th and 5th grade, there are students every year that lack mastery of ANY of their basic math facts—addition, subtraction,...

Computational fluency is still a goal for mathematics instruction. What’s changed is how we approach computation. We have shifted from teaching one method—typically the standard algorithm—to a strategy-based approach. Today, I’ve got an easy little game...

I have a confession to make. I have never been good at writing a philosophy or mission statement. Any time I have been asked to help write a team mission statement or a personal philosophy, I blank out. I’m more inclined to read something and think Yes, I agree...

Kids learn best when they are engaged and challenged! Luckily, math games have the power to do both! Read on for FREE computation games for grades K-5. This post contains affiliate links, which simply means that when you use my link and purchase a product, I receive a...

Are you looking for new ways to practice subitizing with your Kindergarten or First Grade students? This little math game for subitizing can be used as a whole class activity, at your small group table, or even in a workstation! If you’re not familiar with I...