Spiraled Math Centers!

We have been spiraling our math learning big time in room 102. Since I was gone for so long on maternity leave I really wanted to be able to see what my students could do in math. So, while I still teach a focus lesson and most of our math activities are based on that […]

Higher Order Thinking Math in 1st Grade

So my students can add and subtract within 20. They can identify the tens and ones of a 2 digit number. They can count to 120. Good, great, GRAND…. But why are they not excelling on our standardized tests?!? This was a question I would ask myself over and over the last few years. My […]

St. Patrick’s Day Activities!

St. Paddy’s Day is around the corner and we are getting started with the fun here in 102! I wanted to share some of the fun St. Patrick’s Day activities we are doing over the next week. We have a few stories we will be reading and re-reading this week! After we read, That’s What […]

Dr. Seuss Subtraction Freebie!

Have you heard?! It’s Dr. Seuss’ birthday and we celebrated all day! I wanted to share a few Dr. Seuss activities to use during Read Across America week. I snagged all these Dr. Seuss books at Target and we will be reading them alllllll week! My littles were begging to get their hands on some […]