Allowing kids to solve problems in whatever way they want is essential....but when letting them share all those ways can be overwhelming and feel like a waste of time. This video shows how to use the ideas of the 5 Practices book to manage the sharing of different strategies and representations.
I LOVE the use of concrete manipulatives to help build kiddos' understandings of math concepts....but the management of all those materials can drive you crazy. So, in this video I show you some of my favorite ways to manage manipulative use in your classroom.
Shauna Juarez presents some field tested tips to smooth out your day and keep your classroom running efficiently! You will learn about some ways to manage groups, time outs, and materials so that you can do what you do best: teach! Get the PowerPoint slides and resources HERE. Print Your Certificate
Have you ever gotten to February and felt like you've been teaching the same content all year?? And then you have to try to figure out how to manage fitting in all the rest of the standards!?!?! The Content Emphases document from Achieve the Core is the best laid out format to help us know [...]