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Day 56: Multiplying Fractions Stations

Station work was in full force these past two days. And it was probably the first time this year where I felt that everything was running smoothly. The students participating in the mini-lesson were focused and engaged, as were the … Continue reading

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Day 13: Daily Review

One of my goals for the year is to integrate daily spiral review, while fostering a more mature sense of place value. Questions such as these have become a staple in both my 5th grade honors and 6th grade classes, … Continue reading

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Day 3: Good morning, Mathematicians!

Bellwork is an integral part of my classroom routine. The screen always looks the same, including a welcome to my students, the current date, an assignment and timer. Using an identical page daily establishes consistency and serves as a reminder … Continue reading

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