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“The Queen’s Bed” Literature and Math Activity

Looking for a fun measuring activity? Try The Queen's Bed! Click here for the full lesson from AIMS Lesson Focus The story How Big Is a Foot? will be used as a context in which students will construct a bed for the queen using their feet to measure the length and...

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GoNoodle: A Website Full of Brain Breaks

Get the wiggles out with free brain breaks for your classroom!I know I have blogged before about doing brain breaks, but now I wanted to share with you a whole website dedicated to brain breaks! https://www.gonoodle.com/ Do you see your students getting squirmy during...

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Website Refresh with January Coupon Code

Check out our newly refreshed website!We have been working very hard on getting our social media organized so we can get information out to you more efficiently.  Our newly refreshed website is finally ready to launch and just in time for the new year! I encourage you...

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Upcoming FREE Webinar!

Upcoming SDE Webinar: Math Centers PK-1 If you can't come during the live Webinar you can still register and see the archived version! REGISTER TODAY! https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/804124392 Friday, January 9, 2015 • 3:00-4:00PM EST

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Wrap Around Ruler Lesson

We had fun with our measuring activity at the Wayne RESA TIPM K-2 course! First we read Inch by Inch, By Leo Lionni. Then we did the "Wrap Around Ruler" Lesson by AIMS Lesson Focus Students will use a non-customary ruler made from straw pieces to determine equalities...

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Holiday Activity FREEBIES!

We had so much fun learning at our Wayne RESA TIPM3 K-1 course!We did gumdrop graphing, played a reindeer dash math game, played "I spy" for teen numbers, measured with peppermint candies, and much more! Click here for your FREEBIES! Gumdrop Graphing Activity Gumdrop...

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Bedtime Math- A Website with Real World Math Problems

Check out this website! I love the real world application math problems! http://bedtimemath.org "Our mission is to help kids love numbers so they can handle the math in real life." One thing that I love about the website is the real-life pictures that are sent daily...

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Build A Shape with the Book “The Greedy Triangle”

I don't know about you, but I love integrating literature with math.  This is such a fun lesson to work on Geometry and get your students moving! It is a three-part whole group lesson intended for first grade, but it could be adapted for K-2. The lesson can be...

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