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You Spin Me Right Round

Working on angles.  Figuring out how one can turn 360 °.

Triangle Trusses Task

Triangle Trusses Task

“Why do we need to learn this?”

“You might want to build something someday.”

             
                  

 

Making the Patterns of Skip Counting Visible

Making the Patterns of Skip Counting Visible

Our brains learn better when we recognize a pattern. Many brains learn better when the information is visible. Movement also makes learning kinaesthetic. 

   
    
 

Learning To Tell Time

….and waiting for snack time.

  

Counting, Counting, Counting

My first thought was to start with the zero at the top but then I thought starting at the bottom would better portray that the numbers were getting bigger.

   
   

It’s A Washing Machine!

It’s A Washing Machine!

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Sight Word Shirt goes in …. (flips over) and comes out clean!   

Instructions to make one are  HERE.

  
 

More Data Collecting

IMG_0629  These ideas were great for data collecting at Teachers Pay Teachers  (free).

My students visited JK and SK and recorded their data.  Then they used the website Create a Graph from Kids Zone to play around with different graphs using the data.  It was great for getting across the different ways you can represent your information AND it was fun!

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