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# Kindergarten Math

Learn how to teach math effectively with smart lessons and using small groups in kindergarten.

Not sure how to teach math in small groups? Then you'll want to begin here: How to Start Guided Math in Kindergarten

## How to Set Up a Year-Long Math Games and Activities Center

Set up a math games and activities center in your classroom that is easy to maintain all year long. I think that math ...

## How To Create Guided Math Lessons in Kindergarten

Guided math lessons in kindergarten can be easier if you set up a lesson plan format to follow. Let's learn how to set ...

## How to Set Up a Year-Long Math Journal Center

Learn how to create a year-long math journal center in kindergarten. Math journals are an excellent way to work on ...

## Composing and Decomposing Numbers: a Guided Math Lesson Plan Flow

Here is an example of a guided math lesson that works on composing and decomposing numbers 11-19. I'm also going to ...

## How to Create a Guided Math Binder

How to teach math in small groups looks different for each teacher due to personality, teaching style, grade level and a ...

## Awesome Math Strategies for Kindergarten and the 6 Questions to Ask Your Small Group

Teaching math strategies in kindergarten may be easier than you think. Here are the top math strategies for kindergarten ...

## How to Explain 3D Shapes to Kindergarten

People often wonder how to explain 3D shapes to kindergarten (especially when they have to be able to tell the ...

## Ask the Teacher: Is 11 a Teen Number?

Here's a great kindergarten math question that I posed to the awesome kindergarten teachers on facebook. "Is 11 a ...

## Differentiate Math Easier with the Guided Math Pack for Kindergarten

Have you wondered what is the smartest way to differentiate your math instruction? In my opinion, it's guided ...

## 5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Getting Started With Guided Math

How can someone start teaching guided math in kindergarten? Here are my top questions you should ask yourself to help ...

## 21 Creative Ways to Teach 2D Shapes in Kindergarten

Teaching shapes to kindergarten is part of many standards-based curriculums. When you teach 2D shapes, you're ...

## Teach: How To Draw 2D Shapes in Kindergarten

Teaching the basics in kindergarten can go a long way. I find it key to teach the little stuff right up front in order ...

## How to Teach Numbers 1-10 in Kindergarten

Number sense and learning to write and use numbers 0-10 is a pretty big deal the first nine weeks of ...

## Teach: How to Draw a Ten Frame

Teach how to draw a ten frame so that it can be used as a tool throughout the year to show groups of ten - perfect for ...

## 10 Activities for Describing 3D Shapes in Kindergarten

Describing 3D shapes in kindergarten is now an expectation as it is a key geometry standard. This standard focuses on ...

## 11 Free Addition and Subtraction Bump Games Just for Kindergarten

Work on addition and subtraction in kindergarten by playing games. Here is a collection of 11 free bump gameboards that ...

## Decomposing and Composing Numbers - Working With Accelerated Kindergartners

We discovered why decomposing and composing numbers really is crazy important and dug into our daily schedule ...

## How to Teach Decomposing and Composing Numbers

What we just explored why decomposing and composing numbers really is crazy important in kindergarten. This is part 2 ...

## Decomposing Numbers - Why We Teach This in Kindergarten

Decomposing numbers means to break down numbers into their sub-parts. Common Core standards has kindergarten students ...

## How to Start Guided Math in Kindergarten

To teach kindergarten math, I use a guided math format. Let's break down what is guided math, how to get started, and ...

## Free Kindergarten Subtraction Game: What's the Difference

Working on subtraction has been a goal of mine in teaching math to kindergartners. This free kindergarten ...

## 12 Guided Math Independent Activities for the End of the Year

I love using math games to encourage practicing standards independently in kindergarten. Here is a collection of ...

## How to Organize Kindergarten Math Teaching Materials When You're Not Using Them

Organize your math materials when they're not being used so it's easy to get what you need when you need it. Any ...

## Composing and Decomposing Numbers: What This Looks Like in Kindergarten [3-Part Series]

Building kinders with great number sense has really helped us grow in all areas of math this ...

## Free Measuring Booklet and Rulers for Kindergarten

When I am teaching a skill that doesn't need to be differentiated {really} and that lends itself to exploration I try to ...

## Learning Teen Numbers in Kindergarten

Teaching teen numbers in kindergarten using a composing and decomposing numbers approach. Students learn the meaning ...

## Frequently Asked Questions About Guided Math in Kindergarten

Guided math looks a little bit different in every kindergarten classroom. Here are some of the details from our ...

## How to Plan Long Term: Planning Kindergarten Standards-based Math Curriculum

What are the thought processes that go on in a teacher's mind when creating her own standards-based math curriculum? ...

## Learning to Teach in the Moment: A Teacher's Lesson

Finding ways to meet my students' needs has been a big push in self growth for me this year. With a new batch of ...

## Subtraction - Am I the Last One to Figure This Out?

Two weeks ago, I was fussily taking some photos from our math journals to share and it hit me. I was teaching my ...

## Kindergarten Timed Tests - Building Fluency Within 5

Starting this quarter I want to reward my kinders with knowing they are increasing their skills by giving them a ...

## Why does 10+6=16?

This year I have been using small group math instruction to guide my kinders. I've shared how its laid out and even a ...

## How to Teach Addition With a Number Line as a Tool

This year I wanted to be more diligent about teaching various addition strategies as options for my students to explore ...