Category: Technology

Using Doubles and Near Doubles to Promote Fact Fluency

CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.C.6 Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10.  We continue to work on fact fluency in first grade.  Fact fluency is practiced each day at students’ independent centers.  Recently I introduced the “doubles” and “doubles plus one” strategies to my firsties.  They are so proud to be able to share

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Five for Friday on a Saturday!

Busy, busy, busy!  It is hard to believe it is already October and our first week is of the month is finished!  Students are having fun and learning lots each and everyday. 1. Pen Pals We are so excited to be buddied up with Tamra and Sarah from First Grade Buddies!  This is the first

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Poem Notebooks to Practice Fluency in First Grade!

Happy Friday!  Today I am linking up with two of my favorite Friday linkies: Teaching Blog Addict’s  Freebie Friday and Doodle Bugs {First Grade Rocks} 5 for Friday! This week,  I wanted to explain one way we practice fluency each and every day in first grade.  We use our “Poem Notebooks!” Students are given a

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Tune into Technology Linky: QR Codes and a Giveaway!

We can’t believe it, but today is our last Tune into Technology linky– it’s been such a fun six weeks learning all sorts of new technology ideas that we can’t wait to try out in our classrooms in a few weeks.  We hope you link up with us, or Kristin at iteach1:1,  one last time letting

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Tune into Technology Linky: Technology Management & Organization

Time for our weekly Tune into Technology Linky! There are only two weeks left-so please link up any ideas you have organizing and managing your technology below or over with Kristin at iteach1:1.   The management and organization of our technology has become an important part of our classrooms.  Since our students have access to

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Tune into Technology Linky: Classroom Websites

We have been loving reading all the posts you all have been linking up with for our Tune into Technology linky! This week’s topic is Classroom Websites and we are looking forward to getting some great ideas for our websites, so please link up! Classroom websites are such a great tool for students and their

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Tune into Technology Linky: iPads

Woohoo- it’s Thursday and time again for our Tune into Technology linky! This week’s topic is iPads, so please come join us and link up ways you use iPads in your classroom.  We are so excited to read your ideas! I am very lucky to have a set of 4 iPads for my small reading

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