Part-Part-Whole with Addition and Subtraction

Part-Part-Whole with Addition and Subtraction

Teaching part-part-whole relationships is critical while teaching addition and subtraction.  For students to build a solid understanding of addition and subtraction, they need to understand what each one represents.  While helpful when working with equations with...

2019 Calendars for the Classroom

I have been creating and posting printable calendars for the classroom over the last several years.  I like these calendars because of their simple design, and notes space.  They're perfect to print to give to students to track individual needs in the classroom. ...

How to Catch an Elf

Last year, I found the book How to Catch an Elf through Scholastic and fell in love with it immediately!  If you don't know it, the elves and Santa go through various contraptions that are set in an effort to catch them.  After reading it, I was inspired to create a...

Sight Words Turkeys

Learning sight words can be tricky and I'm always looking for new ways for students to practice their sight word recognition.  One of the best way to improve students' abilities to read sight words, is by having them read the words in various settings and fonts. ...



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