I’m about to hit you with some real talk. This school year has been so, so busy. Between IEP meetings, figuring out how I can support my students who really need it, e mailing parents back, writing our newsletter, planning engaging lessons, getting married, and trying to find a little balance, I’ve forgotten to do a few things that I’ve […]

## Math Ideas for Early Finishers

Why give your early finishers extra work?!?! What incentive is there to get your work done when you’re just given another worksheet? How boring, right (I’m totally guilty though)! A few years ago when I was teaching a combo, I had to get really good at having activities and centers ready for my kiddos who […]

## Are Math Centers Just Busy Work?

Let me ask you, do you think math centers are just busy work? I don’t and I want to share with you why! In my class, math centers are a class favorite for many reasons. Sadly, some administrators or teachers may look at games as just a filler to give teachers time to do something […]

## Math Was So Boring to Teach…But Not Anymore!

I’m a huge believer in making math fun. Math is not my favorite subject because it never came easy to me. As a teacher, it was the subject I dreaded teaching the most because it was so boring. I’m not a worksheet kinda girl and needed to make math more fun! Can you feel me, […]

## Math Centers in my Class {Part 1} Setting Up Math Centers Linky Party

This post is part of a 3-part series that will teach you: 1. How to Set Up and Organize Math Centers 2. How to Run Math Centers 3. Great Math Center Resources As a Reading Specialist, I’ve got differentiating down. I am confident in my ability to analyze data, create a game plan, and […]