Today for Math Game Monday I am revisiting one of my favourites from when I taught Grade 3/4. My teaching partner at the time had used it in his Grade 5/6 class the year before, working to the hundredths of a second. Either way, the game can be played and loved by many age groups! It's called 10 Second Walk. Basically students have a starting line and walk up to the board and push the "stop ... Read More about Math Game Monday Revisited
It's time again to link up with my Aussie Friends for a Swap, Share, Give Linky! How does it work? Well we have all been teamed up with a friend to Swap a Resource, then we will Share a Freebie with you, then Give you a chance to win all the packs swapped in our linky. Sounds pretty good, doesn't it! Firstly, I SWAPPED with Jem from Jem's Bright Buttons. Jem is a ... Read More about Swap, Share, Give Linky!
Its Friday! Not that days of the week really matter too much to me at the moment with a 4 week old baby, but I'm excited for all my teacher friends! Its time to link up with Doodle Bugs Teaching for Five for Friday! My week has been full with looking after this little one! I miss the routine of school but love the daily newborn cuddles that I get! I loved it even more when I received the Term 2 ... Read More about Five for Friday!
When you are teaching the Four Operations, do you find yourself saying Addition, the Plus, then Add Together? Does this matter? What do you think? I always seem to switch and change and strongly believe there is nothing wrong with that! Children should be encouraged to learn all the words that could be used for each operations - we know here in Australia they always put some different terminology ... Read More about Teaching Key Words with a Freebie!
I'm linking up with Farley at Oh'Boy 4th Grade for another Currently and what a month it has been! Listening It is Good Friday in Australia and that means the Good Friday Appeal in Victoria. Every year on Good Friday we “Give that they shall grow” and raise money for the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. A wonderful cause I am sure you agree! They telecast it all day and I enjoy ... Read More about April Currently
It's time for another week! All those Australian teachers who are on their Autumn/Easter Break - enjoy - all those others who are heading back to school for another week, I'm sorry! Today for Math Game Monday I have a great blog post for you to visit! I came across this great blogpost by Melinda at Top Notch Teaching where she has done lots of the hard work for us. Melinda has ... Read More about Math Game Monday – 70 Cool Math Games