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### Free Making Time for Guided Math Training for Elementary Teachers

As teachers, there never seems to be enough hours in the day.  When it comes to covering all the necessary learning material, staying on top

### Easter Egg Math Games (Plus Free Easter Math Printables)

Can you believe that Easter is just around the corner already? As a teacher, you’re probably looking for simple and fun ways to keep your

### Active Learning Opportunities for Creating a Pictograph in 2nd Grade

Second grade teachers are always looking for active learning opportunities to make their math lessons more engaging and hands-on for their students. When teaching the

### Simple and Straightforward Ways to Teach Parts of Bar Graphs in 2nd Grade

As a 2nd grade teacher, one important mathematical standard you will teach your students is graphs and data representation. One of the most commonly used

### 8 Exciting Basketball Games for Math

If you didn’t know this about me, I absolutely love sports! March is one of my favorite times of year because of the big college

### Engaging Basketball Activities for Place Value

Every March, I like to incorporate fun basketball math games into my lessons in the spirit of the big basketball tournament. I like to host

### 4 Effortless Activities for Showing Fractions on a Number Line

Teaching fractions in the primary grades can be quite the challenge. Oftentimes, students don’t recognize fractions as numbers. Instead, they view them as symbols learned

### 3 Practical Activities to Make Teaching Numerator and Denominator Less Tricky

When teaching students about fractions, the concept of numerator and denominator can be tricky for them to grasp. However, it’s essential that students understand these

### Teacher-Tested Strategies for Introducing Equal and Unequal Parts to Primary Students

The concept of fractions and equal and unequal parts is a key skill that students learn and build upon from 1st grade on up. The

### A Quick and Easy Way to Set Up Your 100th Day Stations

The 100th Day of School is one of my favorite days of the year. Yes, it can be total chaos because of all the excitement,