It's Time for Some Pi Recently a colleague asked about various activities that can be used to celebrate Pi Day on March 14th (3/14/14). I began searching for ideas and ran across several wonderful resources. Below you will find ideas to help you celebrate Pi ...

# 2nd Grade

## Rethinking the way we teach Subtraction

Subtraction has always been a topic of interest to me. As a teacher I remember teaching the traditional algorithm like the one in the image below. I talked to my children about borrowing a ten from the 5 to add to the 1. It was an interesting thing because though I used the traditional ...

## 3rd Grade Geometry Interactive Notebook

Like myself, I am sure that you are enjoying the holiday break. During this time I have been busy creating an Interactive Notebook that aligns with the Common Core 3rd Grade Geometry standards. You are probably thinking why should I use an Interactive Notebook? An Interactive Notebook is an ...