Morning Math Board

Feb 3, 2009 by

The purpose of the morning math board is to involve students in highly engaging math activities that can be used to incorporate all math strands into the curriculum every day. It is designed to give students daily hands-on practice so that once a concept is introduced it can be reinforced throughout the school year. At the beginning of the year it is necessary to spend 2-3 days introducing students to each math concept that will be taught in greater depth later in the school year. Each day after that 2 student helpers are selected to perform all activities on the Morning Math Board. The helpers perform the tasks that are listed on two sets of job cards. During a morning meeting time after all of the tasks have been performed, all students gather on...

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Telling Time

Oct 31, 2008 by

Years ago I found this story which is a very concrete way to teach young children how to tell time.  It is the best method I have found for teaching telling time.  Directions: Click below to download the story. Telling Time Story Cut a "pond" out of blue construction paper and laminate. Reproduce, color and laminate Howard and Minnie the Mice and the O’Clock House.     Howard Reproducible Minnie Reproducible   O’Clock House Reproducible Share...

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