HCTM Problem of the Month Flyer English and Spanish

HCTM Problem of the Month Flyer English and Spanish
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4th Grade winner of the HCTM Problem of the Month for November!

4th Grade winner of the HCTM Problem of the Month for November!
Congratulations to the 4th grade winner of the Problem of the Month competition for November! The winner is McKenna from Mrs. Mendez’s classroom at Rampello Downtown Partnership School
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2nd Grade winner of the HCTM Problem of the Month for November!

2nd Grade winner of the HCTM Problem of the Month for November!
Congratulations to the 2nd grade winner of the Problem of the Month competition for November! The winner is Sara from Angier/Ward’s classroom at Doby Elementary.
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Kindergarten winner of the HCTM Problem of the Month for November!

Kindergarten winner of the HCTM Problem of the Month for November!
Congratulations to the Kindergarten winner of the Problem of the month competition for November! The winner is Marlam from Mrs. Mohammed’s classroom at Turner/Bartels K-8 school
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HCTM Problem of the Month Winners for November!

HCTM Problem of the Month Winners for November!
We would like to take this opportunity on behalf of HCTM to thank the hundreds of students that participated in our first ever HCTM Problem of the Month for Kindergarten, 2nd, and 4th grade. I would also like to thank…
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Practice Evaluating Expressions with Battling Robots!

Practice Evaluating Expressions with Battling Robots!
Nora Oswald has created a cool Battling Robots game in which students draw cards to create robots with different battling powers combining expressions. Students must create a powerful robot, roll dice, and then use the value from the dice to…
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Preparing for FSA – Content Complexities

Preparing for FSA – Content Complexities
The Florida Standards Assessment for mathematics is months away, but the preparation can never begin too early. You may be aware of Dr. Norman Webb's model for Depth of Knowledge (DOK). Though Webb's model implies 4 complexity levels, Florida has…
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STEM: Fun With Coding!

STEM: Fun With Coding!
What do purple winged unicorns and disco balls have to do with STEM? One initiative President Obama brought to the forefront is the need for children to be well versed in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. This need…
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No Homework? How else can I support my child’s learning?

No Homework?  How else can I support my child’s learning?
Want to connect to your children's learning experiences at school but they currently don't have any homework? Check out this post from Edutopia, giving parents 15 alternative questions for deeper inquiry into the learning and experiences of their children's day…
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Naming and Describing Quadrilaterals in 3rd Grade

Naming and Describing Quadrilaterals in 3rd Grade
What attributes should we use to describe quadrilaterals? Define shapes using the following attributes: number of sides, number of angles, whether the shape has a right angle, whether the sides are the same length, and whether the sides are straight…
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Top 5 Things to Know About Teaching Geometry in 3rd Grade!

Top 5 Things to Know About Teaching Geometry in 3rd Grade!
Here are the top 5 things you need to consider when teaching or revisiting Geometry concepts in 3rd grade. 1. What is included in the Geometry domain for 3rd grade? • Understand that shapes in different categories may share attributes.…
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Understanding Perimeter

Understanding Perimeter
1. What’s included when teaching perimeter in 3rd grade? • Solving real-world problems involving perimeter of polygons • Determining when it is necessary to find the perimeter from a given story problem • Finding the perimeter given the side lengths…
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Problem of the Month Second Grade Edition- November

Problem of the Month Second Grade Edition- November
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Problem of the Month Kindergarten Edition- November

Problem of the Month Kindergarten Edition- November
Explain the pattern you see Please send completed problem with students name, teacher’s name, and school through school mail to Jennifer Buckley at Mabry Elementary Route 1 for a chance to win a prize.
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Problem of the Month Parent Flyer

Problem of the Month Parent Flyer
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Problem of the Month Fourth Grade Edition

Problem of the Month Fourth Grade Edition
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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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Relevant Interactive Exit Tickets

Are you bored using the same old exit tickets with your students? Or the same reflection responses? This website, http://www.classtools.net/ has a variety of interactive tools that teachers can use to engage their students and capture their thinking. Students play…
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Real Long Term Investigations with Live Feed Cameras

Do your students have wonderings about animals in their natural habitats? Maybe animals not native to Florida? Animals that are dangerous? Animals that they do not visit in our local zoos? Explore.org has live feed cameras that allow students to…
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Talk about Engineering

Listen to engineering professionals "dish" on ideas for inspiring engineering thinking in K-12 students. Podcast topics include ways to integrate engineering into the K-12 education, innovative ideas to teach engineering, career and industry needs and connections in engineering, and equity…
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