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Making connections across domains

Making connections across domains
How can the concepts found in the Measurement and Data domain be used as an application of other domains? One of the critical areas in Kindergarten is representing and comparing whole numbers, initially with sets of objects. In the Classifying…
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Sorting with candy…Say What?

Sorting with candy…Say What?
In Kindergarten, students are required to classify objects into given categories; count the numbers of objects in each category and sort the categories by count. Organizing data into categories should begin with informal sorting experiences. Students should have numerous opportunities…
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Reinforcing teen numbers using the “Say a Ten Way”

Reinforcing teen numbers using the “Say a Ten Way”
Do your students struggle with identifying and understanding numbers such as eleven and twelve? If so, you are not alone. Teen numbers can be a struggle for kindergarten students for many reasons. First, the “structure” of the number does not…
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Quick images to represent and compare numbers

Quick images to represent and compare numbers
During this school year, students have learned to represent numbers using a variety of strategies, including counters, tally marks, number lines and tens frames. Ten frames are a great way to not only help students represent numbers but also help…
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Understanding the Kindergarten Math Standards

Understanding the Kindergarten Math Standards
Do you have questions about what your child is learning in mathematics? To learn more about the Kindergarten Math Standards, check out the video below. https://youtu.be/-K-zXIoos_0
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So what’s the deal with Homework?

So what’s the deal with Homework?
Are you wondering how to help your child with homework? Check out this video on guidelines for Elementary Math Homework as well as ways to help your child! https://youtu.be/7sgwZrk87mU
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Practicing Positional Words Using Games

Practicing Positional Words Using Games
“I spy an object that is below the television…” “I spy an object that is under the window…” Simon says, “Stand next to your chair…” Simon says, “Hold the ball over your head…” Simon says, “Put the pattern blocks on…
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Start your year off right with Math Norms

Start your year off right with Math Norms
What are Math Norms? Math Norms are a set of expectations that describe what should be occurring in the classroom during math instruction. Norms should be written in a positive manner and outline student and teacher actions. Norms should cover…
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Using Five Frames to reinforce positive choices

Using Five Frames to reinforce positive choices
Have you ever thought about using Five Frames to reinforce positive choices within the classroom? The first few months of school are spent building community within the classroom. Part of building community is reinforcing positive choices. Teachers use a variety…
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NEW Resources????

NEW Resources????
NEW resources???? That is right!!! This school year you will see some new resources linked in your Instructional Guides. In addition to the GCGs, PowerPoints, and Assessments, you will find 3 new resources, Unit Summaries, Parent Partnership Homework, and Distributed…
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