## 5 Math Games Every Classroom Needs to Play

…student crosses off numbers it can’t be and circles numbers it could. The person who guesses the right number, wins and gets to choose the next number. The best part…

## How to Turn a Word Problem into a Rich Math Task (Part Two)

…Some will try to draw the solution, some may write a number sentence, and others will simply write a number for the answer. Next, choose several students who have solved…

## How to Cure the Classroom Library Blues

…the title of the book and the number on the card on the card. They give the card to me. When they return the book, I check that the number

## How to Introduce Decimals with Base Ten Blocks

…board and asking students work to with their teams to “build” that number on the team mat. You can make up your own numbers or use the Build a Decimal…

## Teaching Informational Text with Magazines

…to write down the number of copies of each title and count them at the end of reading class to be sure they have all been returned. Magazine subscriptions are…

## Earth Day Teaching Resources

…lands by creating the U.S. Forest Service and establishing 51 Federal Bird Reservations, 4 National Game Preserves, 150 National Forests, and 5 National Parks. During his presidency, Theodore Roosevelt protected…

## Weekend App Attack: 3 Great Classroom Apps!

…which involves one digit numbers. For third through fifth grade teachers, the Medium and Hard levels involve two digit numbers, and the Expert level involves three digit numbers. You can…

## Supporting Self-Regulation in the Classroom

…emotions without judgment enhance self-regulation? These activities… Soothe the lower, autonomic, non-verbal, sensing brain. Facilitate a physiological shift out of stress/fight or flight to greater presence/ receptivity. Develop self-awareness –…

## Teaching Children Not to Be Rude!

…it is your job to help them grow to become the best that they can be. Let students know that rudeness is a damaging learned behavior, and you can and…

## Playing the Mystery Skype Game

…team think of a secret number. The players on the other team ask Yes/No questions to try to guess the other team’s number. Is your number higher than 50? Is…

## Guest Blogging Guidelines for Corkboard Connections

…6 at least two relevant photos or images (high quality images are best) a freebie (optional) a short bio (1 or 2 sentences) that will be posted at the end…

## Helping Children Cope with Tragedy

…the information contained in my books with the best research-based topic information available. This led me to contact the ALICE Training Institute. For more information on disaster preparedness visit the…