Saturday, February 16, 2013

Monday, February 11, 2013

North Carolina Common Core

Link to dropbox files:

I have tried to upload PDFs of the Powerpoints to the dropbox file, but the Internet at the hotel is slow. It may be the weekend before I'll have time at home to upload them. They should be linked by Sunday. :)

Song:  Follow the Leader by the Soca Boys (RADIO-EDITED VERSION)

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Curriculum Mapping -- Countdown for Teachers

Sarah Knight shared this tool with teachers at a PD session this morning. I can't wait to map out my units next year. This is the coolest tool ever for curriculum mapping.

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Ohio 2nd and 3rd Grade Teachers

If you attended the 2nd and 3rd grade conference in Columbus, Ohio, don't forget to send me your email so I can get the lessons to you that we talked about. Thanks so much for a wonderful day! I think your administrators owe many of you a make-up snow day. It's TRUE dedication to attend a conference when you could have been at home in pjs drinking hot chocolate. :)

This link may get to the files you need:

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Critical-Thinking Games

If you're looking for critical-thinking games for your students, this site is amazing:

Close to 100 or 1000 Math Game

Capture Five Math Game

Making 10s Card Trick

My friend and colleague, Jen Mueller, taught me this card trick. She only removed one card and it worked. You have to try this with your students.

Introduction to Singapore Math

Friday, February 1, 2013

SMART Board Online Class

If you are interested in learning how to navigate through the SMART Notebook software, you might consider this online course. I'll be monitoring the Discussion Area through the end of March. :)

To the right of this page near the bottom is a search engine on my blog. If you type SMART into the search area, you'll find many downloads. :)