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Domino Challenge


This morning, in our meeting, we watched a shortened version of the following video.  We were all so impressed with the amount of effort that went into this feat!  The imagination, problem solving, and sheer time involved is just so admirable.  The kids wanted me to post this so they could share it with you!

Online Math Logs on ipad/iphone/itouch


Though it requires a few steps, Math Facts Pro (our online math logs) can be completed on an ipad, iphone, or itouch.  For kids that have their own devices or for those that want to be able to hand off their phone to their child at his sister’s soccer practice so he may get homework […]

Math Logs


Today, the students were introduced to daily math logs.  Each child must answer 50 multiplication (or division) facts each evening Monday through Thursday.  Thus, the will review 200 facts per week.  These facts are to be practiced to increase accuracy and speed in recall.  Improving their fluency and accuracy in these will help them immensely […]

Curriculum Night


I am so happy that I got to met so many at last Thursday’s Curriculum Night.  If you couldn’t make it, or are dying to see the presentation again ;), I have posted it here!

We made it!


It was a whirlwind, but day 1 is behind us.  I am sure your student is coming home tired and sick of hearing me talk!  We introduced a ton of procedures and routines and were able to get to know each other a bit.  From where I was standing it looked like everyone was having […]

We’re Gearing Up!


The clock is winding down on summer and we are gearing up for the new school year! I have been setting up the class and starting to plan out our first few weeks together.  While I am going to enjoy every moment left of summer, I am really looking forward to the new school year.  […]

Happy Summer!


What an exciting end to school!  I am so happy that I got to meet all of my upcoming fourth graders!  Such a smiling, positive group; It makes me look forward to the next school year.  Already I have so many ideas and plans for fun projects and activities.  I hope you found some familiar […]

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