Category:interactive math notebooks
Math Notebooks in the Primary Grades

Math Notebooks in the Primary Grades

Math notebooks can be an amazing math tool in the primary grades.  They are interactive, engaging, and hands-on but also serve as the perfect portfolio to showcase a students' learning and understanding of the math skills throughout the year. After using math...

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Addition Strategies for First Graders

Addition Strategies for First Graders

First grade is the year that students are developing their foundational mathematical skills.  It is critical that when learning how to add numbers, our students are learning and understanding HOW to use a math algorithm to find an answer and also able to explain WHY...

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Multiplication Strategies

Multiplication Strategies

Are you a 2nd or 3rd grade teacher who is looking for multiplication strategies that will make learning multiplication easy to understand?  You've come to the right place. I am a firm believer in teaching students several strategies before teaching them how to...

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I did it!

I did it!

PHEW!  I did it!  This weekend I presented at a Minnesota Math Conference in Duluth, Minnesota.  This was a huge accomplishment for me because those who know me know that I am NOT somebody who is comfortable getting up in front of large crowds of people to present. ...

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Interactive Notebook Series (Part Three):  Why use them?

Interactive Notebook Series (Part Three): Why use them?

Welcome back to my Interactive Notebook Series where today I am talking about why we should use interactive notebooks in our classroom.  If you follow me on Instagram, Facebook, Teachers Pay Teachers, or Pinterest it is no surprise to you how much I love using these...

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Calling all 1st and 2nd Grade Teachers!

Calling all 1st and 2nd Grade Teachers!

Do you use Interactive Notebooks in your classroom?  Are you interested in using them this year but not quite sure how to get started?  Maybe you have been using them but would like to learn some new tips and tricks?  I have a few tips that you might find helpful to...

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Interactive Notebook Series (Part Two):  Grading & Rubric

Interactive Notebook Series (Part Two): Grading & Rubric

I am often asked the question, "Do you grade your students' interactive notebooks?"  The short answer is yes and no.  Let me explain. Before I start, I want to emphasize that I teach second grade so this is what works for me and my primary age students.   An important...

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