Ideas, tips, inspiration, hacks and resources all about teaching mathematics effectively in a student centred manner, in the primary classroom.
Building up your student’s fluency in ‘Friends to 10’ (number bonds to ten) is so important in helping develop their numeracy skills and create connections with other mathematical concepts. We have collated 8 ideas that are perfect for Maths Centres when working on number combinations that add to 10. Not only are they age-appropriate and fun but your students will be asking you for more Maths time once they have tried them!
Get your Grade 3 and Grade 4 students confidently skip counting by 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9 with these fun games and activities! These tasks have been carefully created to build proficiency, fluency and confidence when skip counting and identifying number sequences which is vital when your students come to learn more about multiplication and division.
Get your students confidently skip counting by 2, 5, 10 and beyond with these fun games! This resource is designed to provide your students with hands-on, differentiated learning experiences with little preparation from you. Ideal for maths centres or small group work.
The Maths anchor charts in this resource have been created to support your maths lessons when teaching addition, subtraction, multiplication and division strategies in class. Use them during explicit instruction and once taught provide smaller versions for students to refer to during small group activities or for independent learning.
Make homework fun for your first grade or second grade students by sending home math strategy games. These math games are perfect for mental math practice. Such an easy way for students to learn math strategies for addition and subtraction and have fun doing it! Also great for math centers, partner work, morning work or extra activities for early finishers. #homeworkideas #additiongames
As teachers, we all know the importance of number skills and the impact this can have on the little mathematicians in our classroom. I sat down to reflect upon the 5 things that I do to make my number sense lessons powerful in order for my students to gain a deep understanding of the skills and concepts...
We don’t know about you, but we believe that learning tables need to be about hands-on activities, making connections and allowing opportunities for students to learn and explore in the way they learn best. With that in mind, we have collated 8 ideas that are perfect for Maths Centres when working on times tables.
Math is a key learning area that is often judged unfairly. Starting the year strong in your math instruction could make a huge difference to the outcomes and confidence of your students. We have listed 8 ways to build a positive learning experience for students that every teacher can implement as a part of their math lessons...
Number sense is so important in your students Mathematics development. We created our number sense flowers, after getting bored with the same old number sense lessons we were delivering. We wanted our students to get excited about learning and for them to work with a resource that was beautiful but still had rigour.
Let’s talk about some simple ways you can spice up your fractions lessons so your students are highly engaged, having fun and learning in Maths! These suggested activities are going to help you build your students proficiency, fluency, and confidence when it comes to fractions all while having fun in the process!
Kids love to get outdoors and move. Plus experts say there are many benefits for getting outside, such as; reduced anxiety, better sleep, improved focus and boosts in creativity. So, why not combine some time outdoors with maths games that kids of all ages are bound to love.