Whether your school has been back for a couple of weeks or just getting started, teachers have a similar focus. They are building student relationships while ensuring the classroom environment is supportive and welcoming. Many times, this consists of having students share their interests. Additionally, it includes learning about their academic levels. This is important to ensure lessons are not too hard or too easy. However, this can be tough when building new routines in the classroom. Thankfully, there are [Read More…]
When I taught Kindergarten, we always took time to do our daily math board as part of our Calendar routine. This was a way to practice so many essential math skills every day. We covered how a calendar worked, place value, basic addition and a lot of work with a 100’s board.
When I moved to teach grade 2, I created a Daily Math Board for our class to use for older students.
The idea of a daily routine is the same, [Read More…]