Math Rotations – Teacher Time Ideas

Math

The four components of my Math Rotations are Teacher Time, Seat Work, Tech Time, and Game. Today’s post will share some ideas with you for activities and things I do with my students during the small group teacher time…

Math Rotations – Management Tips

Math

This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Today’s blog post focus is on classroom management tips for Math Rotations.  For rotations to run smoothly, classroom management needs to be strong so that students know what is expected…

Math Rotations – Mini-Lessons

Math

Today’s blog post is focusing on how I use mini-lessons during Math Rotations. Mini-lessons are at the beginning of my math block and last between 5-15 minutes. The whole group participates in mini-lessons.   I use the mini-lesson to go…

Math Rotations – Initial Set-Up

Math

Today’s focus is all about how I set up, plan, and start Math Rotations in my classroom.  The management piece and actual rotation ideas are coming in a later post. Setting Up/Planning Math Rotations: When I set-up Math Rotations…

Math Rotations – Creating Groups

Math

Today’s focus in my Math Rotations blog series is on how I group students for Math Rotations.  This post will cover how I group students, number of groups, and how I use flexible grouping for Math Rotations. How I…

Math Rotations – The Why

Math

I am so excited to start this new blog series for the month of February.  This series will focus on all things Math Rotations.  Look for new posts each Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday during the month of February. Introduction:…

Elapsed Time Strategies

Math

Elapsed time can be a tricky skill for students to learn! But, with the right strategies they’ll understand it and be able to master it in no time!  Today I’m going to share my two favorite strategies for solving…

Top 5 Blog Posts from 2018

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Today I’m going to share with you the Top 5 viewed blog posts from Team J’s Classroom Fun during 2018! It’s hard to believe 2018 will be gone in a few days and we will be moving into the…

Pizzeria Room Transformation

Math, Reading, Writing

Today I’m excited to share my second room transformation with you!  This one was a Pizzeria Room Transformation.  Our pizzeria was called Village Pizzeria.  I’m going to take you through the decor and the different activities that we did…