I am beyond excited and honored to be a guest blogger over at the Teachers Pay Teacher blog! Here is a short introduction to my guest post on MAXIMIZING math centers! A teacher’s time is valuable, and so is his or her students’. One of the largest complaints among teachers is that they do not…

## Spiral Math Homework in High School – A Student’s Perspective

Josh from Boom! Feeny is guest blogging with me today about how spiral math homework works in his high school classroom. I love this post because it is from the perspective of one of his students, and it is amazing to see how this spiral math resource has changed the way she feels about homework. My own…

## 5 Tips for Successful Math Centers

I just posted a blog post over at Upper Elementary Snapshots that is all about Math Centers! One question I get asked all the time is “How do you conduct daily math centers without losing your mind?”. Well, this post can at least set you off in the right direction when setting up your math…

## Spiral Review in the Classroom

Spiral Review is a critical component of any classroom. Imagine learning something brand new. A week goes by, a month goes by, two months go by, maybe more. Now you have to take a test on that new information. How are you going to do? Not so well, I imagine. This is exactly what we…

## Using Active Review Games in the Classroom

Hi! My name is Rachael from The Classroom Game Nook Blog. As you might guess based on my blog name, I’m a big fan of using games in the classroom. Games allow students to work with others to learn or review skills in a meaningful way. Plus, they’re fun and kids (and teachers!) prefer them…

## How to Use I Can Math Games in the Classroom

A teacher’s time in the classroom is so limited nowadays. It is becoming more and more important to find resources that fill more than just one need. When I originally made I CAN math games, I knew I wanted a multi-purpose resource that could be used in centers, as independent work, as a whole class,…

## Calendar Math in the Classroom

Calendar Math is one of many ways I review standards during math. If you’ve read my blog before, you know I am all about “spiraling” standards in the classroom. Spiraling just means that you teach, and continuously revisit standards throughout the year. This teaching method gives students plenty of opportunities to master a skill, and…

## Looking For a TWIST on Spiral Math?

Are you looking for a different way to use Spiral Math Review in your classroom? I am beyond excited that Neetu from Cinnamon’s Synonyms is joining me today and has written a guest post where she puts a TWIST on Spiral Math Homework. Have you heard about Spiral Math? Maybe you already own Spiral Homework and…

## A Simple Way to Make Learning FUN!

If you are looking for a super simple, and fun way to make learning more fun and interactive in your classroom, have I got an idea for you! About 4 years ago, I was teaching a small group during math workshop. Each of my students had their dry-erase boards, and were working out problems. I…

## My Not-So-Pinteresty Anchor Charts

Like many other teachers, I am addicted to collecting beautiful anchor charts on Pinterest. When I collect these, I know very well I cannot possibly recreate them. I am not an artist…I am a teacher. While I admire those teachers who have artistic abilities, that just isn’t me. Although I am not the best at…