Login
Top bloggers
Popular posts
SEARCH
Biography Fun
clutterfreeclassroom.blogspot.se
7 subscribers
2 Posts per week
Subscribe
This is my blog
Category
All
Description
Biography Fun
Tips
Subscribe to Biography Fun.
You can see immediately when the blog is updated - here and in the menu on Facebook.
Login
Sign up
Biography Fun
clutterfreeclassroom.blogspot.se
How to improve classroom management using hand signals
Thursday, 12:00
Teachers often face the problem of students yelling out during a read aloud or interrupting their small group lessons and reading conferences to ask to use the bathroom, get a drink of water, sharpen a pencil, or ask a question. These disruptions often cause other students to lose focus and become...
Constitution day activities, ideas, books and printables
Sunday, 21:30
Did you know ALL public school teachers MUST teach a lesson about the Constitution on Constitution Day every September? It’s true. If you teach at a school that receives government funding you are required to teach your students about the Constitution on that day each year. This post will explain...
Classroom arrival and dismissal routines
9/13/2019, 12:00
The beginning of the day and end of the day can be the most hectic times of the school day. Without consistent routines and structure, these transition times can be noisy, unproductive, and chaotic. Start and end your day smoothly with the tips and strategies listed in these two blog posts. HOW TO...
How to manage student bathroom breaks at school
9/6/2019, 16:00
By having consistent and predictable routines, your classroom will run itself… Right? Unfortunately, not everything is predictable. Like when a kid needs to use the bathroom. It’s going to come up all day everyday. While you can’t control the wee little bladders of kids who have sucked down too...
How to improve classroom management with procedures and routines
9/6/2019, 14:00
I honestly feel strong classroom management is the most important thing teachers need to do in order to create the best, most-effective, learning environment that they possibly can. I love classroom organization. I adore classroom decor. But, if you don't have a solid plan for how you will...
Classroom management strategies
9/6/2019, 11:00
Effective classroom management skills are the key to success in the classroom. Developing a classroom management plan, fine tuning your classroom management strategies and strengthening your classroom management techniques will make you a more productive, efficient teacher. This will increase...
Math fact fluency
8/26/2019, 11:00
There are so many common misconceptions about math fact fluency. It's an incredibly important piece of students' elementary math education - as it is one of the biggest indicators to a child's future success in math classes. Read below to clear up any misconceptions you may have and strengthen...
Math centers, games and activities
8/22/2019, 11:00
Elementary math centers, games, and activities are great ways for students to practice and reinforce key math concepts and skills. Your students will be highly motivated and engaged during fun and collaborative learning experiences. It's a win-win! This blog post will... explain the benefits for...
Concept sorts
8/21/2019
Are you looking to learn more about concept sorts? If so, you found the right place! A concept sort can be used across content areas: Math, reading, science, social studies, and more. It is a powerful instructional tool that can be used as a way to introduce, reinforce, or assess a concept. It's...
Elementary math word problems
8/20/2019
In order for students to become proficient in mathematics, they need to apply their learning to real life situations, which can be achieved through word problems. During this application, it is essential for students to be exposed to different types of problems and situations. This helps them...
Ideas and strategies for teaching word problems
8/19/2019
Math word problems tend to be one of the most challenging tasks for elementary students. If you find that students in your classroom are struggling with word problems, read below to grab lots of strategies, tips, and ideas for teaching word problems. This blog post will... describe what...
Open-ended math problems
8/15/2019
Does your current math instruction involve only situations where there is one answer? Are students expected to solve problems following rigid procedures that do not require critical or creative thinking? Perhaps open-ended math problems is what your learners need to become true mathematicians who...
Hands on math activities
8/14/2019
Have you ever had a student be able to seamlessly recite their multiplication facts, but are unable to 1) explain how they solved it and 2) apply it to a real world problem? This student lacks a conceptual understanding of multiplication. Conceptual understanding has become an essential...
Real world math problems
8/13/2019
Are your students lacking enthusiasm about math? One way to increase engagement and get your students excited about math is by incorporating real world math. Read below to learn about real world math, why it’s important, and how you can implement it in your classroom! WHAT IS REAL WORLD MATH?...
Ideas to get students writing in math
8/12/2019
Integrating writing and math is critical in twenty-first century classrooms. Mathematical writing is an effective way to encourage students to make sense of concepts and skills, think critically, make connections, explain thinking, communicate ideas, practice literacy skills, self-assess, and...
Math vocabulary teaching ideas
8/8/2019
I’ve blogged in the past about how math instruction used to be a huge struggle in my classroom and how I solved that problem by using a guided math workshop approach to teaching. This allowed me to greatly increase student engagement, easily meet the diverse needs of every single student, and best...
Math literature books for elementary
8/7/2019
Picture books are an effective tool to introduce, teach, and review math concepts, skills, and vocabulary in meaningful contexts. They can be presented in the format of shared reading, a read aloud, or a center. Children benefit, especially those who struggle with math, from a different approach...
The importance of teaching logical thinking
8/6/2019
How do you promote logical thinking, critical thinking, and reasoning in your classroom? One way I address these skills during math is through math puzzles. They provide students with opportunities to fine tune these important skills in fun and engaging ways. Check out [insert your product links]...
Number talks examples and ideas
8/5/2019
Do your students struggle with explaining how they solved a problem? Do they give up on a problem soon after starting or before they even begin? Number Talks are the answer! A Number Talk is a short, purposeful mini lesson that enhances students’ ability to comfortably and flexibly problem...
How to create a numeracy-rich environment
8/1/2019
Creating a classroom environment that equips students with the tools and resources they need to be successful is one of the most important jobs we have as teachers. As we design and set up our classrooms for the new school year, we need to brainstorm how we can create both a numeracy-rich and...