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# Meet the needs of ALL

We all know that differentiation can be difficult. The ideas and resources below will get you started in the right direction.

## How to Schedule Your Daily Math Block

Ever wonder what your daily math block should look like? A well designed math block incorporates whole group and small group instruction. It also provides time for teaching new skills, practicing for mastery and reviewing previously taught skills. However, there are two things I want you to keep ...

## 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 topic. One major ...

## 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 ...

## Math Problem Solving 101

Have you ever given your students a money word problem where someone buys an item from a store, but your students come up with an answer where the person that bought the item ends up with more money than he or she came in with? Word problem solving is one of those things that many of our children ...

## 100th Day of School – 2015 Math Ideas

Can you believe that the 100th Day of School is upon us? In fact, for me it is Friday, January 16th. Need some quick ideas to help celebrate this milestone? Check out some of the hyperlinks below to discover new ways to engage your students on that day. Math Ideas from the ...

## Hundreds Chart Fun Pack

Check out this 90+ page packet that contains 3 core activities to support number sense of numbers 1 through 1,000. Hundreds Chart Frenzy is an activity in which students fill in missing numbers on hundreds charts all the way to 1,000. Number Sense Puzzles build strong number ...