Unit 2 - True or false Number Sorts! This could be used for many different concepts.Love the sorting chart idea Extend by having students put in the correct sign. They have to do this on SOAR all the time.

I have straws and am collecting the rolls (Stephanie) Homemade tinker toys in the library - No budget? Use toilet paper or paper towel tubes and straws to make your own building components for a library center!

See what can happen when you put a bunch of math materials out and let kids play! I am amazed at what my students could do and what I learned about their math thinking.

See what can happen when you put a bunch of math materials out and let kids play! I am amazed at what my students could do and what I learned about their math thinking.

Open-ended Math Talk Questions- “Questioning is a powerful instructional strategy.” Creating a classroom where students are able to effectively use math talk during a classroom dis…

Higher level questions An open ended mathematics question to help students explore the concept of fractions of a group. Students can choose how many flowers in the garden but can be challenged to choose a number that is a multiple of

Instead of numbers write the color word on the bottles. Sort pom-poms by color. Empty each bottle and count the pom-poms. Then record how many pom-poms were in each bottle. Add the two colors together for addition practice.

These Open Ended Maths Problems will get your students thinking! What strategies can they use to find their answer? How many different answers can they come up with? How will they record their answers?