### Inspired by Pinterest Part 2 and 'Read' Sign FREEBIE

A blog of teaching ideas and activities for K-2 classrooms, including centers, reading and writing ideas, thematic learning, and much more!

### Number Sense FREEBIE!

My daughter loves doing these Number Sense Printables and wants to do them all the time! She was creating all the boxes herself so I created these to help her work stay a little more organized and thought I would share. :) These Number Sense practice pages can be used for morning work, math centers,...

### Ten Frame Flash Game (1-10)

Practice identifying these numbers before they disappear!

### Math Stretches - Classroom Freebies

Followers of Laney Sammons and Guided Math will be familiar with the use of Math Stretches. Just as an athlete stretches her muscles before a long run, mathematicians need to warm up, too! Head over to my blog to read more and grab several different math stretches. Math Coach’s Corner You Might Also Like:Math Manipulative ... Read More about Math Stretches

### Number Talk Posters- FREE

Looking for a math activity that your students will love? This download contains a worksheet and poster pieces to use in a primary math lesson. You can use it at the beginning or end of year as a fun way to get your students excited about math. They draw a picture of themselves and then fill out ...

### Number Talks Posters: Hand Signals and Communication

Help children communicate their mental math thinking during Number Talks using these two posters. The first poster has prompts for students to use to communicate their thoughts. The second poster has the hand symbols used by Sherry Parrish's team in the DVD. hand signals, number talks, hand, si...

### Chapter #4... Now Let's Explore! Freebies Galore!

Well it is finally my turn as I wrap up the year and start packing up my classroom. I feel honored to have the opportunity to discuss this ...

### New year, new photos

This year I made faux bulletin boards to remedy my lack of space to hang anchor charts. Each child has their own drawer to hold their wo...

### Why and How to Do Number Talks in the Primary Classroom - Learning at the Primary Pond

I implemented a daily math routine called a "Number Talk," and it was very helpful in developing my students' number sense. Here's how to do number talks...

### Why and How to Do Number Talks in the Primary Classroom - Learning at the Primary Pond

I implemented a daily math routine called a "Number Talk," and it was very helpful in developing my students' number sense. Here's how to do number talks...

### Kindergarten Number Talks

This kindergarten class shows the benefits of consistently discussing number strategies. Watch closely as they share what they have discovered about the numb...

### Number Talks Prompt Posters

Number Talks are my favorite part of the day! They are a great way to work on number sense and the 8 Mathematical Practices! This set of posters will help encourage and remind your students about how to start their conversations during Number Talks and how to explain their thinking. ...

### Calendar Time- Summer Linky Party

I hope you are enjoying the Summer Linky Party. I know I am! This week we are focusing on CALENDAR time. This happens to be my favorite time of the day because I get so much done and my class has…

### Smartboard Lessons - Rekenreks for Building Math Number Sense K-1

Here is the next set of Smart board lessons created from: “Number Talks Helping Children Build Mental Math and Computation Strategies. Thes...

### Math Workshop: Number Talks Poster

❤ ❤ ❤ Thank you for downloading this freebie! ❤ ❤ ❤ Number talks help develop efficient, flexible and accurate computational strategies that build upon the key foundations of math. Before conducting a number talk, students need to know how to communicate with each other appropriately. This p...