As our numeracy talks start to lean towards actual number talks, let’s look at conservation to 20! Conservation to 20 numeracy talks are appropriate towards the end of the kindergarten year (the last two or three months). In 1st grade, we would start conservation to...
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Strategy games are an important strand of math games that are designed to help kids become more strategic in their thinking and should be threaded throughout our math workshop. Bonus: these games are fun, fast-paced, and simple to play anywhere!
Help students go beyond facts in multiplication with these two student-approved, fun multiplication games.
Even if you don’t use Engage NY, the #4 All-Star Blog Post is an amazing resource to share with parents and students!
We typically don’t have a problem empathizing when students are feeling sad, but when to-dos are high and good behavior is running low, empathy is usually at the bottom of our list.
Increase the complexity of Deck o’ Dots games to meet the needs of older or more advanced learners!
Since many of their students haven’t been in any kind of Pre K program, Kindergarten teachers are left wondering about the background of their students in the areas of reading and math, specifically numeracy development.
What happens if students can’t even visualize the word, let alone spell it inside out? We live in a “plugged in” culture, where students spend extended periods of time consuming visual images. This severely limits their visual memory or their ability to access and recall images and real-life situations that happened to them.