Education

Teaching Fractions with Candy

Imagine you are looking for the perfect fraction manipulatives. Now imagine your students are having a party or have candy in front of them. NOW, combine the two. These are great activities for teaching fractions year round, but especially perfect for Valentine’s Day, Christmas, or any school party! And you can eat the candy afterwards […]

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Free 5th Grade Math Activities

Imagine this – free curriculum that’s not boring. These are my top free 5th grade math activities. If you are looking for math for 5th grade, on a budget, you’re at the right spot! But this isn’t your average worksheets, because that’s not my teaching style. First time to my blog? Welcome! I create unique […]

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Plan A Vacation Math Project

If you have not used project based learning yet, start now with this easy to use plan a vacation project. You can find the entire end of the year PBL at my TPT store. It’s especially great for end of the year math projects when you are busy with other tasks, such as planning a […]

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Teaching Genre Writing To Elementary Students

Get your students’ creative juices flowing with these fun genre writing activities. Use my step by step guide to inmplement these creative narrative prompt activities into your upper elementary classroom. Introducing genre writing to your class is easy, and your students will be inspired to keep creating new masterpieces after you’ve finished. 1. Introduce Genres First, […]

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Project Based Learning for End Of The Year

Project based learning (or PBL) is great to teach year round, but is an especially fun end of the year math activity for students! End of the year is stressful, you may be testing or planning an elementary school graduation ceremony. Project based learning (or PBL) is great to teach year round, but is an […]

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Math Strategies For Upper Elementary Students

Some students are below grade level, some are gifted and talented. Sound familiar? As a teacher, your strive to bring all students to their full potential. You’ll need some engaging math strategies for upper elementary students. Have you heard of Project Based Learning activities? Obviously you hate implementing the same old worksheets. And worksheets aren’t […]

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Test review games for elementary students

It’s testing season, so use some assessment games for students! Flash card activities for elementary, Kahoot, and more: here are my favorite test prep games for elementary students. Click here to read about more year round math strategies for upper elementary.  1. Kahoot! If you haven’t found out about Kahoot yet, do it now! Kahoot […]

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