# Spiraled Math Centers!

Do you spiral your math learning? We do! 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 […]

# An Example of Our Day in 1st Grade!

Want to see my day in first grade? Our day in first grade is long! We have extended hours from 730-330 so we have plenty of time to teach what we need to get our first graders on grade level. I thought I would share a little about a day in our life: Before school: […]

# 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. […]

# St. Patrick’s Day Activities!

St. Patrick’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! You can find each […]

# Writing Reviews, Accountable Talk, Subtraction and More!

Writing reviews, subtraction strategies, & more! Well, this momma is full swing back into teaching mode! My first graders and I are getting used to one another again and trying to continue our learning without skipping a beat. It is an interesting transition to come back after maternity leave. My classroom was in someone else’s […]

# Dr. Seuss Subtraction Freebie!

Grab This 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 these Dr. Seuss books at Target and we will be reading them alllllll week! My littles were begging to […]