Motivational & Fun Addition & Subtraction Practice

addition and subtraction games

After working on addition and subtraction with manipulatives, math talks & stories, I needed to find a fun way for students to practice fluency to meet the core standards.  As we all know, for them to become fluent means practice, practice, and more practice! So I didn’t want to just have one or two ways […]

Math Tip Monday: Teaching Addition and Subtraction

I am linking up with K’s Classroom Kreations and Theresa’s Teaching Tidbits for their monthly Math Tip Monday.  This month the focus is on teaching addition and subtraction. When beginning addition and subtraction instruction I like to use math manipulatives and story problems to introduce the concept and help students visualize the operations.  We use teddy […]

Differentiated Spring Addition & Subtraction Around the Room Activity and Center

Differentiated addition practice, around the room (SCOOT)

Differentiated Addition & Subtraction Practice This activity was created to address 2 issues I was having with my kinders – restlessness (spring fever) and differing ability levels with addition and subtraction. Making it an around the room or SCOOT activity allowed my students to get up out of their seats and “buzz” around to find the […]