Showing posts from February, 2018

Mixing up Your Math Warmups and Homework

I have recorded many of my lesson tutorials for years now but this year I have really added a lot for my students and I can see the positive difference it is making. I record explanations for each problem on their daily warm up and their daily homework.

In the past I've noticed students just writing random answers down to appear finished with their work. They either were embarrassed they didn't know what to do or too lazy to try, either way it's not an effective practice tool if they aren't able to practice the skill accurately. This gives me a couple of scenarios. Some students still might choose to only write down the answers provided to them. I don't give them credit if they don't show their work. Some students write down all the the work shown with the answers but don't try it themselves before watching the video. This is a step in the right direction in my opinion and better than random numbers written on the page. My hope is that they'll slowly st…

100 TpT Gift Card Giveaway!

I am so excited to share this giveaway with you! This giveaway was organized by Ms. K as a celebration for gaining 1,000 followers in her TPT store and to say thank you to all of her followers for their support.
Ms. K and her collaborators  are giving away a $100 TPT gift card.

GIVEAWAY DETAILS: Prize: $100 Teachers Pay Teachers Gift Card Giveaway Organized by:Ms. K (
Co-collaborators:The Beezy TeacherMrs. Wenning’s Classroom, , Minute MommyGrowing Grade by GradeYou’ve Got ThisBailey’s CornerSweeties ClassroomElementary IslandRight Down the Middle with AndreaSpanish Resource Shop,Emily Ray For the Teacher,