Instagram post 2132884216424630865_16163053031 I can statements and a student learning checklist make organizing your student notebooks and getting your students to INTERACT with their interactive notebooks easy!  #interactivenotebooks
Instagram post 2131701913648359848_16163053031 All the #placevalue for the 4th grade TEKS!  I ❤️interactive notebooks 📓 and guided math.  These are perfect for both!
Instagram post 2128090543312628229_16163053031 If you’re an email subscriber, you just got a #free template to print your own sticky note base 10 manipulative!  Check out my website for some #placevalue tips and resources.
Instagram post 2124466343574358601_16163053031 TEKS data analysis ISN for 4th grade math! .
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Instagram post 2123017537943082440_16163053031 Loving these models to represent decimals! #comparingdecimals #decimals #iteachfourth
Instagram post 2121556976650727641_16163053031 I ❤️using balance scales to show comparing numbers. .
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Instagram post 2120825797056150724_16163053031 TEKS Alert!  4th grade teachers, this interactive set of notes, practice, and assessment makes teaching comparing and ordering decimals with models fun and easy!  Check out the place value link in my bio.
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Instagram post 2119393843995985520_16163053031 How many ways can your students compare and order whole numbers?  #teachingmath #placevalue #teacherspayteachers #growingmath #fourthgradeteacher #iteachfourth #fourthgrademath
Instagram post 2118667454783158610_16163053031 So colorful and organized 😍. These are created specifically for 5th grade Texas teachers and they are FREE.  See the link in my bio to find your copy.
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Instagram post 2117831265821873741_16163053031 I ❤️ this new place value anchor chart idea.  It’s easy to make but so helpful for students to visualize the difference in scale between each place value!  #placevalue #iteach456 #mathteacher #growingmath #fifthgrademath #fourthgrademath #free #teachersofinstagram
Instagram post 2116488096513350662_16163053031 When you teach, you end up saying things you never thought you would need to tell another human.  Happy Friday-eve! .
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Instagram post 2115031123674549608_16163053031 How do you teach rounding?  Do you use an algorithm?  A rhyme?  A number line? All of the above? 😜
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Instagram post 2113595037974984771_16163053031 FREE TEKS aligned notebook organization set for 5th grade math.  The link is in my bio.
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Instagram post 2111429568664738524_16163053031 When do you start teaching algebra?  Representing algebraic expressions is a big part of the 6th grade TEKS!
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Instagram post 2110630582651700661_16163053031 I’ve seen posts wishing all the teachers good luck—you don’t need luck—you’re amazing 🎉
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Instagram post 2109962307055756282_16163053031 I ❤️the organization that math gives to chaotic real life situations.  Math is just about learning arithmetic, but problem solving, perseverance, and seeing patterns. #growingmath #teachersofinstagram #teachingmath #iteach456 #mathmemes #mathteacher #math
Instagram post 2108525930514694822_16163053031 I made this activity to help my fifth graders with ordering sets of decimals and using ordinal locations like “second to greatest” and other tricky phrases.
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Instagram post 2106351389981819891_16163053031 The best way to add a table of contents to your math notebooks is with a mini book!  You can add extra pages easily when you realize that more room is needed. 🤯  Get FREE notebook organization sets in my store.
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Instagram post 2105598708514384197_16163053031 One last big outing before back to school.  I’m back at work already, but they have one more week of summer!  #backtoschool #summerfun

Expanded Form or Expanded Notation?

Before Texas adopted its new TEKS and before the common core became common across the US, place value instruction was generally presented differently that it is today.  Teachers all around the country have had to adjust to their new standards. One place where the...

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Personalizing Interactive Student Notebooks

Interactive notebooks are a great way to have your students keep a record of everything studied in your class throughout the year, and a fun way to begin them is to personalize the covers! It is a great activity for those first days of school when you want the...

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Base 10 Blocks in the Middle Grades

Base 10 Blocks in the Middle Grades

  You may be familiar with base ten blocks as a tool for young learners to discover place value relationships, but did you know that there are uses for them with older students as well?   One way that students in fourth and fifth grade can use base ten blocks is...

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Before the First Day of School Checklist

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Its almost August, so most teachers are already starting to get mentally and physically ready for the beginning of the school year.  How do you get ready for the new school year?  Anyone who has been teaching for a while knows the most important rule of the first...

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Why I will never use PEMDAS to teach order of operations

Why I will never use PEMDAS to teach order of operations

I remember sitting in my sixth grade math class years and years ago.  The teacher had a homemade poster on the wall that proclaimed "PEMDAS!"  We wrote a mnemonic in our notes to help us remember which order to perform the operations in our expressions-- "Please...

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Practice Modeling Integers with Games

Teaching integers can be really fun!  Using manipulatives and games is easy with this concept.  Try out this free game to help your students practice using algebra tiles to model integer meanings. This game should be used after students have already had some practice...

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