Hocus Pocus...What's Our Focus!? | Falling into First
Focus…oh, focus!! It’s the thing we have spent so much of our time and energy working on these first few weeks of school. Focusing on our routines, Focusing on building our reading stamina, focusing on not putting strange objects in our mouths and returning our folders to the correct spot in the morning. Ya know, […]
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Part Part Whole Addition & Subtraction
We started by reviewing addition and subtraction by telling stories for the students to act out. Then we used the part part whole mat I taped off on the floor. We told addition stories by putting girls in one box and boys in the other and then joining them into one group. Then we identified the parts. We used chocolate graham crackers to tell addition stories. We focused on identifying the parts and then bringing them together and identifying the whole. Then students practiced independently…
Singapore Math iPad apps
There are dozens Singapore Math apps listed in iTunes. Some are better than others; some are more "Singaporean" than others. Here are my candid opinions.
What is Singapore Math? - Math Coach's Corner
I recently attended the SDE National Conference on Singapore Math Strategies, and it was four days of non-stop learning! This is my second time to attend the conference, and it keeps getting better. While there were many great sessions and presenters, the highlight for me was definitely getting to learn from Yeap Ban Har. Dr. […]
I’m joining up with some AMAZING bloggers for a Bright Ideas blog hop!Singapore Math. Perhaps you have heard about these new strategies for teaching math. But perhaps you are like…
This anchor chart shows how tape diagrams can help students decide whether to add or subtract when solving word problems. Compliments of Eureka Math writer Colleen Sheeron.