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Setting Up Small Groups

Setting Up Your Small Groups for Math Workshop

Setting up your small groups for math workshop involves a little bit of work. While there is no right or wrong way to group your students for small groups (also known as Guided Math), below is what I have done based on research and personal use in my classroom over

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Summer Reading List for Teachers

7 Perfect Summer Reads for Teachers

Summer is here, school is out, and you are more than ready to rest and recharge from an always-hectic year in the classroom. You’ve spent months with every waking thought focused on your classes, lesson plans, and continuing education coursework. It’s time to give your brain a break with some

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Preparing Math Workshop

Preparing Math Workshop

Preparing Math Workshop in your classroom is going to take some work from you but I know that you can do it. When I decided to implement Math Workshop in my classroom, I knew my schedule was going to be tricky but I was determined to make it work. First

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Managing Math Workshop

Managing Math Workshop

Classroom management can make or break us as a teacher. When implementing a new system of learning, it is important that we take time to create our management system as well. Managing Math Workshop doesn’t have to be hard and with these 4 clear steps I hope that you can

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Organizing for Math Workshop

Organizing for Math Workshop

If you have been around my blog for awhile, or followed me on social media, you know that finding ways to interact and engage with my students that meet their learning styles was always the priority. While that began with all of my work with Interactive Notebooks (which is still

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What is Math Workshop?

What is Math Workshop?

What is Math Workshop? Math Workshop is one of the key ingredients in a Guided Math block in your math classes. Math Workshop allows for you to facilitate independent and individualized learning in a small group setting. While you are working with a small group for Guided Math, or facilitating

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10 Gifts for Math Teachers

10 Nerdy and Quirky Math Teacher Gifts

As we all know the right math teacher can make a world of a difference in your child’s life and taking time to appreciate them with a fun math teacher gift is great way to show them how much you care. Many of us have that “one special teacher” who

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Exploragons 360

Taking Geometry to the Next Level with Exploragons

Throughout the past decade and a half I have always been on the lookout for quality math manipulatives for my classroom. Not only did I want effective math manipulatives for learning but also math manipulatives that served a purpose to meet the needs of my students. In comes meeting some

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7 Ideas for Test Prep in Middle School

Test Prep… two of the most DREADED words for teachers and students alike. We all know it is coming, we all know it is (somewhat) necessary, and we all know that if we don’t try to make it fun it will be the death of both of us. Test prep

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Rotations Reflections and Translations

Transformations Can Be Tricky!

Each year, I secretly love when I get to teach transformations because I not only enjoy teaching them but I love seeing the LIGHT in student’s eyes when they finally grasp on to what they are or they are able to teach a classmate. Seriously the best part of teaching.

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