5 Ideas for Engaging Students in Small Groups

The more meaningful the activity, the more engage the students. Connections to their lives and their background of information helps. Allow students to control as much of their learning as possible. That doesn’t mean to make it easy. It means to make it meaning-filled so they use skills they have developed or are in the… Read More »

Looking for Original Partner and Individual Math Games?

Over the past few years I’ve written lots of math games for Grades 1-6. It started when I taught math and wanted to provide kids with opportunities to work on various skills on their own or with a partner when they had free time or after they’d completed their assignments. Eventually they became part of… Read More »

Extra Post: Thank You to Volunteers

This is Volunteer Week across America. I wanted to take this opportunity to thank every volunteer for their time and commitment to helping others. Each task you do whether it’s a school crossing guard, Meals on Wheels driver, working in food banks, reading to shut-ins, driving a bus for the elderly or for delivering homeless… Read More »