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Thursday, September 28, 2017

How to Quickly Improve Your Addition Fluency Strength!

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Are you looking for an easy game for your kiddos to do while you're assessing? 

Do your kiddos need more practice with adding? 

I have just what you are looking for! This game of Roll and Cover is fun and helpful at the same time. 

You just need one die per group, one or two cards per group of two students. You'll also need beans, cubes, coins, or whatever you use to cover the numbers. 

Pair up your students. They can each have their own card, or they can share one card. If they are sharing a card, they will need two different colors of manipulatives to cover, so they can tell which one is theirs. 

They take turns rolling the dice and then they add 1 more number to what they rolled on the dice. So if they rolled a 3, they would add a 1 and that totals 4. They would cover one of the 4's.  If there is no 4 available, they have to skip their turn. 

The play continues until one of them gets 4 in a row. The one who gets 4 in the row first is the winner. But actually everyone wins because they are working on their math facts. 

There are also boards that you
 can roll and add 2 and roll and add 3. 

You can save your colored ink when you print these. Just print them on colored paper (or cardstock) to make them more interesting. But printing on white paper is also ok. 

If you're reading this within the first 24 hours of me posting this set, you can grab it at half off. Click HERE to see it. 
After tomorrow night, they will be back up to full price. 

Don't forget to leave feedback and let me know what you think of these. That helps me know if I'm making things that work for you. It also gives you credit points so you can purchase more things at a cheaper price when you cash in your points. 

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Classroom Morning Routines Made Easy

Ok, you're back to school now. . . and are you going crazy? 
Is this your first year or your fifth year? 
Do you need help with getting your morning moving a little smoother? 

I have just the information you need. My friend Kristen from Easy Teaching Tools, has written some tips that will surely help you get your stuff together better. Click here to see those tips. 

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Attention Seekers: 10 Ways to Stay Positive

Do you have students who seem to need more attention than you think you can handle? I've had them and I know they can test your patience. 

I found a blog post written by my friend, Alyssa from Teaching in the Fast Lane. She allowed me to share it with you. Just click HERE and you'll be able to read some tips on how you can manage those students and keep your sanity too.