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I created my blog so that I could share elementary math strategies, ideas and resources with other teachers. Writing a blog has been a great journey. I get to write about my favorite topic: math! However, I kept thinking that some of my ideas would come across better if people could actually see me doing them…

Maybe it’s just me, but, YA’LL!! I’m stretched thin for time with my firsties. And it keeps getting thinner every year, it seems! Math Talks are quick. 10 minutes or so in my first grade classroom. Yet, when I do a math talk, I am addressing at least 5 of the 8 Standards for Math Practices. Depending on the content for my math talk, I can easily hit 3-5 Common Core Math Standards in that 10 minutes as well…

When your littles begin to understand those tough math concepts, it can be like music to your ears…literally. Start warming up those vocal cords and get your students excited to learn everything from obtuse angles to multiplication facts, all using catchy tunes. Your math lessons will never be the same…