Category:Centers
Fall Math Centers

Fall Math Centers

It's officially fall so it's time to bust out those October and November Math Centers, friends! Yep, grab them out of of your file cabinet or tote and get them into your students' hands. Let's walk through the centers for the month! Below there are examples from both...

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Math Centers FAQ’s & Answers

Math Centers FAQ’s & Answers

This post highlights all the math centers FAQ's and Answers that are asked often. Don't see your question answered? Comment on the post and I will get it added! FAQ'S & ANSWERS Do you correct the center activities? Short answer, no.  Feel better?  But...

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Math Schedule

Math Schedule

Let's talk about the math schedule.  The key focus when planning a math block is that the schedule and time is consistent.    The example given below shows a 75 minute math block.  Teachers are flexible and have to get creative.  If you have...

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Math Center Activities

Math Center Activities

Math centers are a very important part of the math block but you must have enough math center activities to keep your students engaged all year. The math center activities should be fairly independent and it's ideal if they are hands-on, engaging, and self-correcting...

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How to Launch Math Centers

How to Launch Math Centers

When launching math centers, it's important to get this right.  Whether you are launching math centers at the beginning of the school year or even mid-year, it is essential that you go through the necessary steps to lay the foundation for a successful math center...

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How to Set Up Math Centers

How to Set Up Math Centers

Math centers set up is a very important piece of a successful math centers time. Questions to consider would be the following. Are the materials organized in a way that easy for the students to understand? Does everything have an intentional place for organization? Do...

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How to Organize Math Centers

How to Organize Math Centers

Teaching math in the primary grades involves a lot of math tools.  The key to effective center planning is top notch math center organization of all your materials. This post contains affiliate links for Amazon. By purchasing an item on the Amazon site using...

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Flexible Groups

Flexible Groups

Math center groups need to be flexible groups. Once a student has been placed in a group, this does not determine their ability level in math for the rest of the year. In fact, teachers should be looking at the data and moving students around regularly. Flexible...

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Classroom Set Up

Classroom Set Up

A good classroom set up is going to feel like each group has enough space to complete their task. Materials are going to have a designated spot. The flow of traffic is not going to be too crowded or too open. Keep Small Groups in Mind When designing your classroom,...

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Reflection Time

Reflection Time

One of the most common concerns teachers have about math centers is the management piece.  Besides visual timers, visual groups on display, consistent center activities, and an official attention getter/signal, the other important component for students is...

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Bring some fun into your lessons!

 

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