Organizing math centers is one of the major keys to running smooth workstations in your classroom. Being organized: keeps your students on task (more structure, less questions, less distractions) helps maximize time (when you and your students can easily find things you don't waste ...

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## 8 Things to Consider When Planning Your Math Centers

Welcome to The Ultimate Guide to Math Centers Blog Series, so far we've talked about how important it is to do centers. Now, let's talk about planning math centers. There are several things that you need to consider before you jump in head first. You maybe thinking, "Greg, I need to get ...

## The Ultimate Guide to Math Centers

"How'd you like to learn about a way to keep your kids engaged while they're reviewing math skills?" "Better yet, what if I said you could meet the needs of all your students at the same time?" Well, you're in for a special treat. I'm writing a 5-part blog series about this very ...

## 5 Simple Ways to Develop a Mathematical Growth Mindset

Growth Mindset is a hot topic, but what is it exactly and how does it relate to math? What is Growth Mindset? Growth mindset is the belief that you can develop abilities through effort and hard work. In relation to education there are certain key characteristics of a growth ...

## The Power of Teaching with Math Songs

As educators, we are always on the hunt for ways to engage our kids. What about math songs? Songs are often overlooked as teaching strategy. Why? In our quest for mastery of ALL the standards, singing songs can be viewed as juvenile or not schedule worthy. Not true! First, let's not ...

## What To Do When Technology Fails During Your Math Lesson

Teachers, how many of you have had a major technology fail in your classroom? I know I have. There is so much that we can now do with technology. I remember when I started teaching, there were no interactive white boards or iPads. You were lucky if you had a couple of computers in your room for a ...