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How I Failed my Students – And What I did About It!

I’m about to get real with all of you… real and raw… You ready? I hope so… because I feel SUPER uncomfortable sharing this story with all of you. BUT… I am 100% sure of my WHY… My WHY for sharing this with you. My WHY is because I want you to know YOU are not alone!  Teaching is HARD..honestly.. It’s probably one of the hardest jobs in the world because we actually have so many jobs all wrapped up…

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Second Grade Guided Math: Counting Money Lesson

I know it can be helpful for you to see how other teachers conduct their lessons. So, in this video, I am showing an entire Guided Math Counting Money lesson from start to finish that I did in my own classroom.   I start by setting a timer for 15 minutes so I keep my lessons on track. Using Guided Practice Workmats, the students use the money manipulatives to complete activities. If you are looking for some examples of Manipulative…

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Guided Math: Fact Fluency

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Let’s chat about Fact Fluency today!   Another activity that I expect my students to work on when they complete their Workbook Nook work or Math Stations work is to practice their Fact Fluency. This activity is done AFTER they complete a Math Journal or during the next rotation when they have additional time before the bell rings. I have a few different activities that my students can choose from. They practice their facts using Hot Dots ( #EducationalConcepts )…

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Guided Math: Small Group Instruction

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Today we will talk about my Guided Math Small Group Instruction! My Small Group Instruction takes place every day. I meet with each group for 15-20 minutes. I always start with my Strategic Intervention group. All of my small group lessons revolve around one of my Guided Practice Workmats that is directly correlated to the skill that we are working on. All of my workmats are put in clear page-protectors and my students use dry-erase markers and math manipulatives on top…

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Guided Math: Flexible Grouping

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Hey there friends… Here is the second installment of my Get Your Groove On with Guided Math Blog series!  I hope you find this post helpful! There are basically 9 main components of Guided Math. If you would like to get Guided Math up and running in your classroom, you will need to focus on these components:     Today we will talk about All Things Flexible Grouping! Flexible grouping is a very important part of your Guided Math instruction.…

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Guided Math: Get Your GROOVE On with Guided Math

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Get Your Groove On with Guided Math Blog Series Hi Friends… Welcome to my NEW blog series called Get Your Groove On with Guided Math! At the end of this 10-week series, you will learn the ins and out of All Things Guided Math and I am so excited you have decided to join me on this journey! It is going to be a fun ride. So buckle up… and let’s get crack-a-lackin on learning all about Implementing Guided Math…

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FREE Guided Math Workshop

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7 Hidden Secrets to Unleashing the Math Genius in Your Students Hi Friends… Get ready to learn some SERIOUSLY ACTIONABLE TIPS that you can take back to your classroom and implement them TODAY!  I’m sharing my 7 Hidden Secrets that will ENGAGE and EXCITE your students so they begin to LOVE math and you’ll be just as excited to teach it! Learn my 7 Hidden Secrets to Ensuring my Students’ Math Success I will break down my 7 Hidden Secrets…

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Guided Math: Informal Math Assessments

Guided Math Tab-Its Exit Books for CCSS Hi Friends…Hope you are well!  I was wondering how many of you use Exit Tickets or Slips after a lesson or a unit of study in your class?  I have never used this type of quick informal assessment until last year and I LOVED it!!!  It gave me such a good picture as to what each child understood or didn’t “get” during my lesson or unit. Using Exit Tickets will: provide teachers with…

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Guided Math and Math Stations

Learn All About Guided Math   Hi Friends….  Are you interested in learning all about GUIDED MATH? If so, head on over to my brand new blog series called Get Your Groove on with Guided Math!   In this new blog series, you will learn the ins and out of All Things Guided Math! Starting with the components of Guided Math. There are 9 basic components of Guided Math. Below I will give you a brief overview of each component and then…

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Guided Math: Place Value with Snowmen

Build and Add A Snowman During Guided Math Hi Everyone… Today was a fun day because I was so excited for my little kiddos to work on my Snow Much Fun Place Value Unit.  I couldn’t wait until they were ready to work on these skills and boy did they work..but they had fun too 🙂 Normally, I would put activities like this in my math centers, but I decided to change things up a bit and have a Fun…

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