Sep 27, 2018
First grade math is a significant year for young learners, who will start to build on the basic mathematical knowledge learned in kindergarten. By first grade, students should be able to identify basic shapes, describe measurable attributes such as length, width, and height, and understand the concepts of addition ("putting together") and subtraction ("taking away").
There are some big differences...
Sep 05, 2018
Teaching kindergarten math can be a fun and highly rewarding experience. With a bit of creativity and the right technology, you can boost students' engagement, motivation, and confidence with ease.
For young learners in that crucial first year of schooling, learning math involves more than just workbooks and printouts. Children in kindergarten will begin to understand symbols and abstract concepts after being engaged on a concrete level—touching real objects, experimenting, and making observations.
Feb 26, 2018
Introducing math games into the classroom is a great way to make learning fun, engaging and motivating for young learners.
And the best part about starting early (kindergarten to grade 2) is that it helps your students to develop a positive attitude toward math from an early age, setting them up for a successful academic future.
Here are some fun classroom...
Feb 01, 2018
Teaching in today's mixed-ability classroom can be a challenge. These days, it's not uncommon to find a wide range of abilities in the one classroom—from students struggling to grasp new concepts, to those who are way ahead of their peers from day one.
This factor has contributed to a range of problems for early math learners, including a large achievement gap between students. Read more about how students can benefit...