Last week, I stumbled upon a few interesting videos about power teaching. Even though they were short clips of teachers using this method, it was so cool to see. I always enjoy getting to visit or seeing clips of classrooms. In my previous school in NYC, we did a lot of classroom visits and I … Continue reading Movement in Math!
This is probably one of the best math problems I give my fifth grade students. It goes like this: There are 100 lockers in the long front hall of our school. Each August, the custodians add a fresh coat of paint to the lockers and replace any of the broken number plates. The lockers are … Continue reading The 100 Locker Problem
This is a fun way to have students work on deepening their understanding of concepts and vocabulary. Materials Needed: post-it notes poster paper markers/pens glue sticks (optional) Directions: 1) Have a list of 8-10 words that can be easily connected to each other. 2) The students write each word on a post-it note. 3) Then, … Continue reading Math Concept Map