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GoldFish Part 1

GoldFish Part 1

This lesson demonstrates a way that makes math fun and easy. By using goldfishes and allowing them to choose different characters, children are easier to be engaged in the...
Shortcuts to Mental Math

Shortcuts to Mental Math

Josh Sipes | Oxford High School | Oxford, Kansas Josh Sipes shares some tips to doing mental math for elementary students. Read Transcript Hi, I’m Josh Sipes. I teach high school and middle school math at Oxford Junior/Senior High School. I will be just doing a...
Math Vocabulary Wall

Math Vocabulary Wall

Jena Simms | Wichita Collegiate School | Wichita, Kansas Students and teacher can refer to the math vocabulary wall for math vocabulary reinforcement. This can help first graders learn, remember, and use math vocabulary correctly in and out of the classroom. Read...
Organizing Interactive Math Journal

Organizing Interactive Math Journal

Jena Simms | Wichita Collegiate School | Wichita , Kansas Students get differentiated pages to cut and glue into a math journal. The journal can be added to and used as a resource throughout the year. Also, students can track their progress by using different colors...
Adding

Adding

A simple addition lesson, where students can count objects and add...
Addition: “Counting On” Strategy

Addition: “Counting On” Strategy

Janet Houk | Minneha Elementary | Wichita, Kansas An addition lesson where the teacher uses dot cards to teach the children how to “count on” from any given number. The teacher counts each dot on the cards individually with the student so they can see how...
Using Story Problems and Beans to Teach Addition

Using Story Problems and Beans to Teach Addition

Janet Houk | Minneha Elementary | Wichita, Kansas In this lesson, the teacher uses objects and relatable stories to help convey the key concepts of adding to early childhood students. She then asks the students to count the beans so they have a physical example of how...
Solving Addition Problems with Objects

Solving Addition Problems with Objects

Sumita Ghosh | Wichita Collegiate School | Wichita, Kansas In this activity, the teacher shows students how to solve written addition problems by counting tiles or other small objects. The students also get practice writing the problems, using sheets with the addition...