As teachers, do we stop and think about just how wonderful some of our lessons are? Even the ones that require very little preparation? In the past, some of my best lessons have been the ones where I have just run with what the children needed at that instant - rather than what I had meticulously planned. Does anyone else think the same way? Here's my favourite activity from last week: Grade ... Read More about Maths Lesson of the Week!!!! Compass Points
Back to School…
School starts again in Victoria on Monday after our 2 week winter break. As always, I didn't get all the things done over the holidays as I wanted to get done, but I was just sooooo tired after last term! Does anyone else feel the same way? As teachers we are constantly pushing ourselves to become better teachers, learn more and create more activities - hopefully I will be fine after only a little ... Read More about Back to School…
What is Multiplication? Free Booklet!
We were starting to talk about timestables recently. I asked the children in my class to find something/s in the room that explained what multiplication is. They were so creative, here are some of their responses: A timestable chart Groups of with pencils I loved how this child explained how it linked to counting ... Read More about What is Multiplication? Free Booklet!
Here are some of my favourite photos from our area and perimeter task! It linked in perfectly with our current unit "Paddock to Plate" and the children were so inventive! ... Read More about As promised!
Great Maths Website!
Have you visited Woodland-Junior Maths website? It is fabulous - so many great games. This is the link to the games we are using this week to help reinforce time. ... Read More about Great Maths Website!
Where does time go?
I started this blog with the intention of writing all about Maths - suggesting some great ideas and helping teachers teach Maths - and here I am, hardly posting anything about Maths! Time has flown by so quickly, school has been so busy and I know I still have SOOOO much to get done! After the national testing week, I am now working on their end of semester reports. Which in Australia means a ... Read More about Where does time go?