Hello all! I know it has been a LONG time since I have posted. With tomorrow being our hundredth day of school, I wanted to share the math stations that we will be doing during guided math. I have posted these stations in the past and have made some minor revisions. Below is an overview […]

## Place Value Cubes: Make Your Own!

This past weekend, I began prepping the at-home math tool bags that I send home with my students after parent-teacher conferences. As I was making place value cubes, I thought I’d do a quick post. I love place value cubes, and so do my students. At the end of this post, there is a link […]

## Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics PreK-2 Book Study – Chapter 11

Hello! So glad to have you here for our discussion of chapter 11 of Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics PreK-2 by Van de Walle, Lovin, Karp, and Bay-Williams. To read past posts, you can visit our book study archive. Chapter 11 – Developing Whole-Number Place-Value Concepts This year I will be teaching my 15th year of 2nd […]

## iHeart Math Holiday HOP!

We are fortunate to join some wonderful math bloggers for a superb hop you are sure to love! Each day in December, through the 23rd, you can hop around and snag some excellent holiday tips and gifts. Don’t worry if you are just getting in on the fun–you can hop back to previous blogger posts […]

## Makin’ It Math! — Mid-Month Linky — October

Welcome! Thanks for stopping by for our brand-new monthly linky—Makin’ It Math! It’s a linky dedicated solely to math made-its. To learn more about the linky and how you can participate, click here! I have been busy with several things… Place Value Cubes I have been making some new sets of place value cubes to […]

## Guided Math in Action Book Study — Chapter 7

Welcome back! Chapter 7 of Guided Math in Action is all about building students’ mathematical proficiency and how guided math is the ideal framework for doing so. Dr. Nicki outlines the five components of mathematical proficiency and how to teach each. I have included a summary of each, as presented by Dr. Nicki, and have […]