Do you need ideas for teaching how to add 9 to a single digit number? While I was creating my Monkey in the Middle addition fact strategy resources, I decided using cube towers or rods would also be perfect for demonstrating in a concrete way how and why you can Make a 10 to Add 9. Once I started ... Read More about 2 Helpful Ways for Teaching How to Add 9
Are you looking for an easy and engaging way to provide repetitive practice to enhance your students' learning? Stack the Deck is an activity that can increase the odds for successful learning. At some point during my teaching career, I read about this technique somewhere online! All you need for ... Read More about How to Stack the Deck for Successful Learning
I'm looking out my window at wet snow falling on a cold, gray, dreary day! I'm certainly ready for spring- a spring with sunshine; flowers and trees in bloom; and warm showers with rainbows. So, here's a free rainbow themed activity for you to brighten your teaching this spring (or ... Read More about Engage in the Magic of Learning with Roll-A-Rainbow
Who would have thought someone would name an addition fact strategy after a childhood game? When I first came across a reference to Monkey in the Middle as a name for an addition fact strategy, it evoked memories of playing this game as a child! I have also seen this strategy referred to as ... Read More about What is the Best Way to Teach Monkey in the Middle?