• My Beliefs on Education!

    I’ve been reading my way through “Teaching with Intention” by Debbie Miller and I am IN LOVE with the idea of determining what your beliefs are on education and making sure that your actions and classroom practices actually align with what you do on a daily basis.  Because of this, I couldn’t help but put […]

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  • Guided Math {Chapter Nine}

    I want to begin my final *insert frown*Guided Math Book Study post with an extremely grateful, “THANK YOU!” When I began this book study, I never imagined the opportunities and connections that I would make along the way.  Throughout this book study, I have been privileged to chat with many teachers about different chapters, questions, […]

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  • Guided Math {Chapter Eight}

    I know I’m a newbie teacher but I feel that assessment has taken on a different meaning and purpose in the last decade of instruction.  When I was in elementary school, which was longer than just a decade ago, you worked on a given topic for a week or two and then took a chapter […]

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  • Guided Math {Chapter Seven}

    I don’t know about you, but I have thoroughly enjoyed the Guided Math Book Study and am kinda bummed to think about it’s conclusion here in the next few weeks.  This week, we dive into the world of conferring during Math Workshop, which is a fundamental piece of the process.  Sammons says that “in many […]

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  • Guided Math {Chapter Six}

    In the last two weeks, the Guided Math Book Study has taken us through whole group and small group instruction.  For chapter six, we move on to thinking about what students do during Math Workshop.  Math Workshop can be called many different things however these components can be applied to any period of time where […]

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  • Math is Real Life! {July}

    I’m joining up again with 4mulafun, The Teacher Studio, Miss Math Dork, and Teaching to Inspire in 5th for the Math is Real Life Linky! This month, I want to share a little secret with the bloggy world.  Those who are closest to me have all witnessed this confession.  I am an addict.  It’s hard […]

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